Granville - Meaning of Granville
[ 2 syll. gran-vil-le, gr-anvi-lle ] The baby boy name Granville is pronounced as GRAENViy-L †. Granville is used mostly in the English language and its language of origin is Old French. The name's meaning is large city.
Granville has 18 derivatives. Derivatives include Granvel, Granvil, Granvile, Granvill, Granvyl, Granvyle, Granvyll, Granvylle, Grenvil, Grenvile, Grenvill, Grenvyl, Grenvyle, Grenvyll, Grenvylle, and Greville. The contraction Gran, and the variant spelling Grenville are other English forms.
Granville is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1901, 0.021% of baby boys were given the name Granville. It ranked at #385 then. The baby name has since steeply declined in popularity, and is currently used on a very light scale. Out of all boy names in its group, Granville was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Granville include Granvyl, Granvyle, Granvyll, Granvylle, Granvile, Granvill, Grenvill, Grenville, Grenvyl, Grenvyle, Grenvyll, and Grenvylle.
† Pronunciation for Granville: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"
A famous person named Granville is Oral Roberts, Evangelist, born Granville Oral Roberts, 24 January 1918, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma.