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The surname Gravelle was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat at Graval near Portmort at Seine-Inférieure in the arrondissement of Neufchâtel in the region of Flamets-Frétils. They later branched to Fourneau in Normandy, and became one of the eminent aristocratic families of that dukedom.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Graval, Gravalle, Gravel, Gravell, Gravelle, Graville, Gravile, Gravil and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gravelle research. Another 138 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1066 is included under the topic Early Gravelle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gravelle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Gravelle, who arrived in America in 1792

Gravelle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • R. L. Gravelle landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806
  • R. L. Gravelle, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806
  • R. L. Gravelle settled in Philadelphia in 1806
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  • Gordon Carr Gravelle (b. 1949), former American NFL football offensive tackle
  • Robert Gravelle, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1964
  • Emile Gravelle (1855-1920), French individualist anarchist and naturist activist, writer and painter
  • Joseph Gerard Leo Gravelle (b. 1925), Canadian retired professional ice hockey player
  • Israel Jean Orval "Orville" Gravelle (1927-1997), Canadian ice hockey player
  • Michael Gravelle (b. 1949), Canadian politician, Minister of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry
  • Claude Gravelle (b. 1949), Canadian politician
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Gravelle Historic Events



Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. William  Gravelle, Canadian resident from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Gravelle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gravelle 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.

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