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Grauman Early Origins



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.

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Grauman Spelling Variations


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Grauman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grau, Grauben, Grauenstein, Graumann, Grauvogl, Grauw, Grauwels, Grauwert, Grarwertt, Grau, van Grau, Graw and many more.

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Grauman Early History


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Grauman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grauman research. Another 238 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1779 and 1801 are included under the topic Early Grauman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grauman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grauman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Grauman 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grauman (post 1700)


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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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Grauman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grauman 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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