Grafenstein History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Grafenstein family
The surname Grafenstein was first found in Austria
, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal
society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic, and political affairs.
Early History of the Grafenstein family
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Grafenstein Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Graffenstein, Grafenstein, Graffensteiner, Grafensteiner, Grafensteen, Graffensteen, Graffenstine and many more.
Early Notables of the Grafenstein family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Grafenstein family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Grafenstein Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Elsa Grafenstein, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Stockholm, in 1904
- Mathilde Grafenstein, aged 17, who emigrated to America, in 1905
- Raimond Grafenstein, aged 7, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905
- Anna Grafenstein, aged 70, who landed in America from Stockholm, in 1906
- Theodor Grafenstein, aged 39, who landed in America, in 1908
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Contemporary Notables of the name Grafenstein (post 1700)
- Andreas Gräfenstein, German director, winner at the Tampere International Short Film Festival for Left Behind (2009)
- Ben Von Grafenstein, German Biberach Film Festival Award winning editor and director
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