Grajeda History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The noble surname Grajeda is of Spanish descent. The name is derived from the place name near which the original bearer was born or resided. Thus, the surname Grajeda was originally applied to identify a person who was born or resided in the town of Grajera. The place-name Grajera is derived directly from the Spanish word "grajera" meaning "place of abundance of crows."

Early Origins of the Grajeda family

The surname Grajeda was first found in the Castilian provinces of Segovia and Palencia, where the families resided since the before the Moors invaded Spain.

Important Dates for the Grajeda family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grajeda research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1538 is included under the topic Early Grajeda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Grajeda Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Grajera, Grajeras, Gragera, Grajeda, Grajal and many more.

Early Notables of the Grajeda family (pre 1700)

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

Migration of the Grajeda family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pedro Grajero who settled in Florida in 1538; Alonso Grajera who arrived in Ecuador in 1584; and Francisco Grajeras who settled in Colombia in 1598.

Contemporary Notables of the name Grajeda (post 1700)

  • Cecelia A. Grajeda, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008 [1]
  • Luis Grajeda (b. 1986), Mexican professional welterweight boxer and two-time Mexican National Champion

Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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