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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. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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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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