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Multiple Origins for the Surname Gratton



Gratton Early Origins



The surname Gratton was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family was established in a village, in the department of Eure, in the district of Evreux.

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Gratton Spelling Variations


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Gratton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gratton, Graton, Grattet, Gratet, Grattey, Gratey, Grattier, Gratier, Grattieux, Gratieux, Grattiot, Gratiot, Grattot, Gratot, Gratteau, Grateau, Grattien, Gratien and many more.

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Gratton Early History


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Gratton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gratton research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1747, 1799, 1812, 1878, and 1897 are included under the topic Early Gratton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gratton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gratton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gratton 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:

Gratton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mary Gratton, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1848
  • John Gratton, who settled in New York in 1820 and Edward Gratton, who landed in Philadelphia in 1862

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gratton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gratton (post 1700)



  • Barbara Gratton, Canadian bronze medalist figure skater at the 1953 North American Championships, two-time Canadian champion
  • Dennis Gratton (b. 1934), English former footballer
  • Bill Gratton (b. 1948), Canadian retired professional ice hockey player who played from 1973 to 1978 for the Calgary Cowboys
  • Michael "Mike" Colin Gratton (b. 1954), English former elite long distance runner, winner of the London Marathon
  • Sarah-Jayne Gratton (b. 1966), née Camden, English author and a former theatre performer
  • Joseph Thomas Hector Gratton (1900-1970), Canadian composer, arranger, conductor, pianist, and music educator
  • Gerry Gratton (1927-1963), Canadian silver medalist weightlifter at the 1952 Summer Olympics
  • Lynda Gratton (b. 1955), British organizational theorist, consultant, and Professor of Management Practice at London Business School
  • Michel Gratton (1952-2011), Canadian journalist, Press Secretary for Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney (1984-1987)
  • Daniel "Dan" Gratton (b. 1966), Canadian former NHL player who played from 1986 to 1998
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Gratton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gratton 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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