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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.

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


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grondin research. Another 96 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grondin History 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:

Grondin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michel Grondin, aged 22, arrived in Louisiana in 1719

Grondin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Grondin who arrived in Quebec in 1669 from Saintonge on the west coast of France
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  • 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
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    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Grondin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grondin 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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