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The surname Grosshart is derived from the Middle English word "gros," meaning "large," and was originally a nickname for a large man.

Grosshart Early Origins



The surname Grosshart was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat but we may conclude that it is from some source in Normandy where the name was popular in pre-conquest times. The Grossarts were an ancient French family of Rotterdam.

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Grosshart Spelling Variations


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Grosshart Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grossart, Grossert, Grosart, Grosset, Grossett, Grosshart, Grosset, Groset and many more.

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Grosshart Early History


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Grosshart Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grosshart research. Another 265 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1711, 1714, 1760 and 1737 are included under the topic Early Grosshart History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grosshart Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grosshart Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Grosshart 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:

Grosshart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Grosshart, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1771
  • Adam Grosshart, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1771

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Grosshart Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grosshart 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 5 June 2014 at 13:02.

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