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Early Origins of the Margrave family

The surname Margrave was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Margrave family

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Margrave Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Margaron, Margon, Margaine, Margonne, Margrane and others.

Early Notables of the Margrave family

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Australia Margrave migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Margrave Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Thomas Margrave who was convicted in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Duchess of Northumberland" on 1st October 1842, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Margrave (post 1700) +

  • Charles Margrave Taylor CC, GOQ, FRSC (b. 1931), Canadian philosopher and Rhodes Scholar

  1. Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 20th July 2021). Retrieved from on Facebook