× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2018


The Gronde surname comes from the Old French word "grand," which in turn comes from the Latin "grandis," meaning "large" or "tall." As such, Gronde is though to have was originally been a nickname for a large or tall person, which later became a surname. There is also a village of Lagrand in the Department of Hautes Alpes that dates from early times; some instances of this surname may have come from the name of this village.

Gronde Early Origins



The surname Gronde was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where this eminent family held a family seat from very early times.

Close

Gronde Spelling Variations


Expand

Gronde Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grand, Grands, Grande, Grandes, Gron, Gronde, Grons, Grondes, Legrand, Legrands, Legrande, Legrandes, Legron, Legronde, Legrons and many more.

Close

Gronde Early History


Expand

Gronde Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gronde research. Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1521, 1545, 1555, 1560, 1572, 1582, 1598, 1626, 1655, 1669, 1789, and 1815 are included under the topic Early Gronde History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Gronde Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Gronde Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gronde Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Grand, who settled in Virginia in 1650; Joost Grand, who settled in the New Netherlands in 1662; Mary Grand, who settled in Virginia in 1639; Richard Grand, who settled in St. Christopher in 1654.

Close

Motto


Expand

Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: In variis nunquam varius
Motto Translation: Never varied in various


Close

Gronde Family Crest Products


Expand

Gronde Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also



Sign Up

  


BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest