Granda History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Granda family

The surname Granda was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.

Early History of the Granda family

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Granda Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Granada, Grenados, Granatos, Granata, Grenato and many more.

Early Notables of the Granda family (pre 1700)

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Granda Ranking

In the United States, the name Granda is the 16,917th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Granda migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Granda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Manuel Granda, aged 40, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [2]
  • Nicolas Granda, aged 22, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831 [2]
  • Anto Granda, aged 20, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1831 [2]
  • M DeLa Granda, aged 56, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831 [2]
  • Antoine Granda, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Granda (post 1700) +

  • William Granda Lewis (b. 1985), Cuban professional basketball player
  • Euler Granda (1935-2018), Ecuadorian poet, writer, and psychiatrist
  • José Eduardo Granda Vicuña (b. 1984), Ecuadorian footballer currently playing for Deportivo Cuenca
  • Stane Granda (b. 1948), Slovene historian
  • Julio Ernesto Granda Zúñiga (b. 1967), Peruvian chess grandmaster and four-time champion of the Americas
  • Bienvenido Granda, born Rosendo Bienvenido Granda Aguilera, a Cuban vocalist/musician, singing boleros, son montunos, guarachas and other Cuban rhythms
  • María Isabel Granda Larco (1920-1983), better known as Chabuca Granda, a Peruvian singer and composer, best known song is "La flor de la canela" (The Cinnamon Flower)


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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