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."
for that County in 1327.
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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.