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Grainer Early Origins



The surname Grainer was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Grainer Spelling Variations


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Grainer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Graner, Graneri, Greiner, Granner, Grayner, Grayner and many more.

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Grainer Early History


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Grainer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grainer research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 177 and 1770 are included under the topic Early Grainer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grainer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grainer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Grainer 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:

Grainer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert Grainer, who arrived in Virginia in 1705
  • Hans Jerick Grainer, aged 50, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738

Grainer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Grainer, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Caspar Grainer, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grainer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grainer (post 1700)



  • David Grainer, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968

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Grainer Family Crest Products


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Grainer Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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    The Grainer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grainer 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 2 February 2016 at 09:10.

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