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The Graton surname was Mag Reachtain in Irish Gaelic.

Graton Early Origins



The surname Graton was first found in Tipperary (Irish: Thiobraid Árann), established in the 13th century in South-central Ireland, in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Graton Spelling Variations


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Graton Spelling Variations



Names from the Middle Ages demonstrate many spelling variations. This is because the recording scribe or church official often decided as to how a person's name was spelt and in what language. Research into the name Graton revealed many variations, including Gratton, Grattan, MacGrattan and others.

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Graton Early History


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Graton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Graton research. Another 466 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1500, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Graton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Graton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Graton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Graton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Graton Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Joseph Graton, who married Anne Perron in L'Ange-Gardien in 1697

Graton Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • André Graton, who married Françoise Bélanger in St-Vincent-de-Paul in 1755
  • Louis Graton, who married Marie-Joseph Beauchamp in Lachenaye, Quebec in 1775

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Contemporary Notables of the name Graton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Graton (post 1700)



  • Walter Peter Graton, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Pro patria vivere et mori
Motto Translation: For my country, I live and die


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Graton Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
  3. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  7. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  11. ...

The Graton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Graton 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.

This page was last modified on 1 December 2015 at 15:33.

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