Early Origins of the Grauman family
The surname Grauman was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Hainault, a province in Belgium, based on the ancient county of Hainaut. Within this province the notable towns are Mons, the capital city, Charleroi, Tournai, Soignies and Thuin. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Grauman family
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Grauman Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Grau, Grauben, Grauenstein, Graumann, Grauvogl, Grauw, Grauwels, Grauwert, Grarwertt, Grau, van Grau, Graw and many more.
Early Notables of the Grauman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Grauman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Many settlers were recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.
Contemporary Notables of the name Grauman (post 1700)
- Walter E. Grauman (1922-2015), American Directors Guild of America Award nominated director of stage shows, films and television shows, known for Murder, She Wrote (1984), Barnaby Jones (1973) and 633 Squadron (1964)
- Lawrence S. Grauman (b. 1897), American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940; Common Pleas Court Judge in Kentucky, 1950-55 CITATION[CLOSE]
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