Northton, Southton, and Centralia did not make the top 100. It was not. The name Ulysses is my boyfriends middle name, so that's been decided. Hiram Ulysses Grant. AHMC – Grant, Ulysses. According to Grant, Senator Morris of Ohio had erroneously named him as “Ulysses S. Grant.” Simpson was Grant’s mother’s maiden name and the name of his brother, but had never been in his own. Grant goes on to explain that the misnomer originated from the congressman who assisted his application to West Point. Ulysses is one of the few U boys' names anyone knows -- with heavy links to the Homeric hero, eighteenth president Grant, and the James Joyce novel -- all of which makes it both distinguished and kind of weighty for a modern boy. Hamer, likely confusing Ulysses with his brother Simpson and thinking that he had been the son for whom Simpson had been adopted as a middle name, wrote to West … According to the SSA Popular Names by State form for Pennsylvania in 2018, exactly 175 newborn boys were named Easton and 175 newborn boys were named Weston. His middle name was "Ulysses" and he admitted that the "S" in his name stood for nothing. It is frequently said that Grant's middle name was "Simpson." We both don't like his first name, and his family names are too Hispanic (according to him lol ex: Jose, Miguel, etc..) We both don't like his first name, and his family names are too Hispanic (according to him lol ex: Jose, Miguel, etc..) The name Ulysses is a boy's name of Latin origin.