Origins Available: English
The Gradden surname in England
is a habitational name, which comes from one of several places so named in Britain. The word "gratton" is derived from the Old English "great" and "tun," which meant "enclosure" or "settlement."
Early Origins of the Gradden family
The surname Gradden was first found in Derbyshire
where a Robert, William de Gratton was on record in the Subsidy Rolls
for that County in 1327.
Early History of the Gradden family
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Gradden Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Gradden family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gradden family to Ireland
Some of the Gradden family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Gradden family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Gratton, who settled in Maryland in 1731; Joseph Gratton, who arrived in America in 1740; John Gratton, who settled in New York in 1820 and Edward Gratton landed in Philadelphia in 1862.