The surname Graville 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.
Important Dates for the Graville family
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Graville Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Graval, Gravalle, Gravel, Gravell, Gravelle, Graville, Gravile, Gravil and many more.
Early Notables of the Graville family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Graville family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph-Massé Gravel who arrived in Quebec from Brittany in 1641; John Gravell settled in Jamaica in 1685; R.L. Gravelle landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806..