The surname Granito was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.
Important Dates for the Granito family
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Granito Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Granada, Grenados, Granatos, Granata, Grenato and many more.
Early Notables of the Granito family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Granito 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 Granito (post 1700)
A. R. William Granito, American politician, Mayor of Hackensack, New Jersey, 1951-53 
Gennaro Granito Pignatelli di Belmonte (1851-1948), Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies (1930-1948), Dean of the College of Cardinals (1930-1948)