Graciani History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Graciani family
The surname Graciani was first found in Venice (Italian: Venezia), and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. Centralizing on the Grand Canal the history of the city can be traced through the different styles of architecture Byzantine, Gothic, early Renaissance and late Renaissance. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifacts. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. The ducal palace was commenced in 1309. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry. The family name was originally from Lake Garda, lands anciently bestowed by the church of St. Sofia on Marco Grassoni who was the castelain of St Alberto in 1303.
Early History of the Graciani family
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Graciani Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Grassoni, Grassolini, Grazzani, Grazziano, Grazziano, Graciani, Gracen, Grasson and many more.
Early Notables of the Graciani family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Graciani family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francesco Grassoni, aged 28, who arrived at Ellis Island from Merzano, Italy, in 1914; and Maria Antonella Grassoni, aged 33, who arrived at Ellis Island from Ferrandino, Potenza, in 1911..
Contemporary Notables of the name Graciani (post 1700) +
- Alfredo Oscar Graciani (1965-2021), Argentine footballer
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