When Amelia Milley Grant was born about 1851, in Damascus, Washington, Virginia, United States, her father, Isaac Allen Grant, was 35 and her mother, Nancy W Wilson, was 27. She married David Baker Hand about 1870, in Damascus, Washington, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.
Irish, English, and especially Scottish (of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French graund, graunt ‘tall, large’ (Old French grand, grant, from Latin grandis), given either to a person of remarkable size, or else in a relative way to distinguish two bearers of the same personal name, often representatives of different generations within the same family.
English: from the rare Middle English (and Old English) personal name Grante or Grente.
Irish: in Ireland this is usually the Norman Scottish name (see 1 above), but it was also adopted for Irish Mag Raighne, see Graney .
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