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Grosjean Early Origins



The surname Grosjean was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France but one of the first records of the name was found in England where William le Gros (died 1179) was the Count of Aumale (Earl of Albemarle), Earl of York, and Lord of Holderness.

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Grosjean Spelling Variations


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Grosjean Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gros, Graux, Graulx, Grot, Graut, Grauts, Grault, Graults, Grau, Graus, Graue, Graues, Gross, de Gros and many more.

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Grosjean Early History


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Grosjean Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grosjean research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1419, 1554, 1588, 1601, 1629, 1634, 1714, 1771, 1808, 1809, 1810, and 1835 are included under the topic Early Grosjean History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grosjean Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grosjean Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grosjean Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Grosjean Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Grosjean, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grosjean (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grosjean (post 1700)



  • Matthew Grosjean (b. 1970), American alpine skier at the 1992, 1994 and the 1998 Winter Olympics
  • Jean Grosjean (1912-2006), French poet, writer and translator
  • Sébastien René Grosjean (b. 1978), French retired tennis player, ranked World number 4 in 2002
  • Romain Grosjean (b. 1986), French racing driver, currently racing for the Lotus F1 Team
  • Fernand Grosjean (1924-2015), Swiss alpine skier who competed at the 1948 and 1952 Winter Olympics, grandson of Romain Grosjean
  • François Grosjean, Professor Emeritus and former Director of the Language and Speech Processing Laboratory at the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland)

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Citations


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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)

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. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
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The Grosjean Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grosjean 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.

This page was last modified on 1 June 2016 at 10:41.

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