The surname Granata was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.
Important Dates for the Granata family
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Granata Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Granada, Grenados, Granatos, Granata, Grenato and many more.
Early Notables of the Granata family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Granata family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Miguel De Granados who came to New Spain in 1580; Antonio Granados who immigrated to Honduras in 1588; and Jorge Granada who arrived in the Spanish Main in 1595. Among the later settlers were Rafael Granados, a Spanish soldier, who came to New Orleans in 1829.
Contemporary Notables of the name Granata (post 1700)
William John Granata, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948 
Peter Charles Granata (1898-1973), American Republican politician, Member of Illinois State House of Representatives, 1930, 1933-73; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1931-32 
Harold M. Granata, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Naples, 1938; Seville, 1943