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Gragg Early Origins



The surname Gragg was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Gragg Spelling Variations


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Gragg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grogg, Gregg, Grogan, Groch, Greck, Grech, Gragg and many more.

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Gragg Early History


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Gragg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gragg research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1818 is included under the topic Early Gragg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gragg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gragg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gragg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gragg Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Gragg, who landed in Virginia in 1653

Gragg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Samuel Gragg, who arrived in New England in 1712
  • John Conrad Gragg, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1770

Gragg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Gragg, who landed in Texas in 1835
  • Moses Gragg, who arrived in Texas in 1835

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gragg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gragg (post 1700)



  • John Gragg, American head college football coach for the McPherson Bulldogs, Kansas
  • Chris Gragg (b. 1990), American NFL football tight end for the Buffalo Bills
  • Christopher Scott Gragg (b. 1972), former American NFL football offensive tackle who played from 1995 through 2005

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Gragg Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Gragg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gragg Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 29 May 2014 at 21:10.

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