Grania is an Irish name primarily used for girls. The meaning of Grania is 'love', derived from the Scottish Gaelic word 'gràdh', which comes from the Old Irish word 'grád', meaning 'love'. Grania could have also been derived from the Irish Gaelic word 'grán', which translates to 'grain'. Some famous personalities named Grania include Grania Renihan, a singer and songwriter best known for 'The Hit Songs Of Andrew Lloyd Webber', and Grania Willis, an Irish author and former editor of The Irish field who was the third Irish woman to climb Mount Everest. Grania Willis published her book titled 'Total High: My Everest Challenge' in 2005. In 1986, Morgan Llywelyn, an American-born Irish author, published a novel called 'Grania: She-King Of The Irish Seas', a fictional story based on the life of Grace O'Malley, often referred to as the Pirate Queen. A Broadway musical was made by Richard Maltby, Jr. based on the novel in 2007. Many believe that people named Grania tend to show characteristics such as strength, vision, and intelligence.