Grondin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Grondin family

The surname Grondin was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of l'Eprevier. They were one of the leading aristocratic families of Normandy. They also branched to De Grondin, a village in the department of Gers in Aquitaine in the region of the midi-Pyrénées.

Important Dates for the Grondin family

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Grondin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Grondin, Grondian, Grondine, Grondan, Grandon, Grandin, Grandian and many more.

Early Notables of the Grondin family (pre 1700)

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Grondin migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Grondin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Michel Grondin, aged 22, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]

Grondin migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Grondin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Jean Grondin who arrived in Quebec in 1669 from Saintonge on the west coast of France
  • Jean Grondin, son of Pierre and Marie, married Xainte Mignot, daughter of Jean and Louise, in Quebec on 14th August 1669 [2]
Grondin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • François Grondin, son of Jean and Xainte, married Anne Darde, daughter of Antoine and Marguerite, in Château-Richer, Quebec on 29th October 1709 [2]
  • Jean-Baptiste Grondin, son of Jean and Xainte, married Marie-Anne Dubé, daughter of Mathurin and Anne, in Rivière-Ouelle, Quebec on 8th February 1712 [2]
  • Sébastien Grondin, son of Jean and Xainte, married Marie-Anne Pinel, daughter of François and Louise, in Rivière-Ouelle, Quebec on 27th July 1712 [2]
  • René Grondin, son of Pierre and Marie, married Angélique Albert, daughter of René and Geneviève, in Lévis, Quebec on 15th Janaury 1731 [2]
  • Etienne Grondin, son of François and Anne, married Marie-Josephte Ouellet, daughter of Gregoire and Anne, in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Quebec on 11th August 1739 [2]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Grondin (post 1700)

  • Willy Grondin (b. 1974), French footballer
  • Christophe Grondin (b. 1983), French-Malagasy professional footballer
  • Mickaël Grondin (b. 1987), French goalkeeper
  • David Grondin (b. 1980), French football player
  • Jean Grondin OC (b. 1955), French-Canadian philosopher and professor
  • Marc-André Grondin (b. 1984), Canadian Jutra Award winning actor, known for C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005), Goon (2011) and 5150 Rue des Ormes (2009)
  • Janvier Grondin (b. 1947), Canadian politician, MNA for Beauce-Nord (2003-2012)
  • Gilles Grondin (1943-2005), Canadian politician, Mayor of Shawinigan-Sud, Quebec (1977-1985), Member of Parliament for Saint-Maurice (1986-1988)
  • Pierre Grondin (1925-2006), Canadian cardiac surgeon who was one of the first doctors to perform a successful heart transplant

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
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