Early Origins of the Gracht family
The surname Gracht was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in East Flanders
, a province in Belgium. Within this province the notable towns are Ghent, the capital city, St Nicolas, Alost, Termonde and Oudenarde. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Gracht family
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Gracht Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gracht, Grachte, Grachten, Grachter, Grachtern, Grecht, Grechtler, Greucht, Gröcht and many more.
Early Notables of the Gracht family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gracht family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Many settlers were recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.