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Grandy Early Origins



The surname Grandy was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of l'Eprevier. They were one of the leading aristocratic families of Normandy. They also branched to De Grondin, a village in the department of Gers in Aquitaine in the region of the midi-Pyrénées.

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Grandy Spelling Variations


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Grandy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grondin, Grondian, Grondine, Grondan, Grandon, Grandin, Grandian and many more.

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Grandy Early History


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Grandy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grandy research. Another 96 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grandy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grandy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grandy Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Grandy Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jon Grandy, who landed in Virginia in 1635

Grandy Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Grandy, aged 22, arrived in Georgia in 1732

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grandy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grandy (post 1700)



  • Paul A. Grandy, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948
  • Frederick Lawrence Grandy (b. 1948), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Iowa, 1987-95; Candidate in primary for Governor of Iowa, 1994
  • Elmer E. Grandy, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1916

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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