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Early Origins of the Grandon family

The surname Grandon was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of l'Eprevier. They were one of the leading aristocratic families of Normandy. They also branched to De Grondin, a village in the department of Gers in Aquitaine in the region of the midi-Pyrénées.

Early History of the Grandon family

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Grandon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Grondin, Grondian, Grondine, Grondan, Grandon, Grandin, Grandian and many more.

Early Notables of the Grandon family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Grandon family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Grondin who arrived in Quebec in 1669 from Saintonge on the west coast of France, although this is not likely to be his point of origin, but that of embarkation.

Contemporary Notables of the name Grandon (post 1700) +

  • Francis J. Grandon (1879-1929), American silent film actor and director born in Chicago, Illinois who acted in almost 100 films and directed over 100
  • David W. Grandon, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1894 [1]
  • Jeanne-Marie Grandon (1746-1807), French painter thought have been born in Lyon
  • Luis Vitalino Grandón (b. 1961), Chilean actor and director, born in Concepción, Bío Bío, Chile, known for The 33 (2015), Gun Shy (2017) and Santiago Violenta (2014)
  • Grandon Rhodes (1904-1987), American actor, known for Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), Tripoli (1950) and Born Yesterday (1950)

  1. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 2) . Retrieved from on Facebook