Origins Available: English
Early Origins of the Gratton family
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.
Early History of the Gratton family
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Gratton 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.
Early Notables of the Gratton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gratton family to the New World and Oceana
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
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.)