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ˈgrɛʃ əmgre·sham

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gresham, Sir Thomas Greshamnoun

    English financier (1519-1579)


  1. Greshamnoun

    An English habitational surname from a place in Norfolk whose name means grassy homestead.


  1. Gresham

    Gresham is a city located in Multnomah County, Oregon, United States immediately east of Portland. It was named after the American Civil War general, and Postmaster General, Walter Quinton Gresham. The population was 105,594 at the 2010 census. This makes Gresham the fourth largest city in Oregon.

Editors Contribution

  1. Gresham

    it appears to mean contained, because every neighborhood in every city that has the name Gresham is populated with low income African / Americans

    Submitted by anonymous on June 13, 2019  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gresham is ranked #3162 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gresham surname appeared 11,412 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Gresham.

    61.4% or 7,016 total occurrences were White.
    33.1% or 3,787 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 258 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.2% or 258 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.4% or 51 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 43 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gresham in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gresham in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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