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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."
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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Grajera, Grajeras, Gragera, Grajeda, Grajal and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grajeda research. Another 363 words (26 lines of text) covering the year 1538 is included under the topic Early Grajeda History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grajeda Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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.
The Grajeda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grajeda 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.
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