Early Origins of the Grado family
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.
Early History of the Grado family
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Grado Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gradenigo, Gradenigi, Gradi, Grado, Gradenicco and others.
Early Notables of the Grado family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Grado family to the New World and Oceana
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Grado Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Grado (post 1700)
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