Graff Family History
Graff Surname History
This page is the home for the complete history of the Graff family name, Graff etymology, and records of people with the Graff name. Graff family history has rich origins of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Graff family members. The last name Graff is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world for many generations, and as the Graff family has spread, it has changed making its etymology challenging to unearth.
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The evolution of Graff begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was common for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As Graff families moved between countries and languages, the Graff name may have changed with them. Graff families have travelled around different countries all throughout history.
Graff country of origin
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The nationality of Graff is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Graff may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Meaning of the last name Graff
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The meaning of Graff come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Many of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Graff originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- Catherine Graff-Flaugh
- Anne Graff (Roth) 1860 - ?
- Amanda Graff
- Mary Up de Graff
- Edward Graff 1916 - ?
- Ethel Clawson Graff
- Daniel Graff Hoover 1764 - 1840
- John Allen Graff
- Elizabeth Graff
- Ryan Graff
- George Graff 1912 - ?
- Janine K Merrill Graff
- Henry William Graff 1863 - ?
- Lillian Graff (Schwerak) 1867 - ?
- Lizzie Graff 1893 - ?
- Arthur Graff 1869 - ?
- Ella Boelling Graff 1865 - ?
- David Graff
- John David Graff
- Weston Graff
Graff Family Tree
Famous people named Graff
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Graff
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Graff. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Graff spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Graff were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Graff. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Graff family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Names like Graff transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over time.