Graves Family History
Graves Surname History
The Graves family name is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Graves family has spread, it has changed making its history difficult to unearth. This page is the home for the complete history of the Graves family name, Graves etymology, and stories of people with the Graves name. Graves family history has rich origins of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Graves family members.
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The evolution of Graves starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there are changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
Graves family members have moved around different countries all throughout history. It was not uncommon for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As Graves families moved between countries and languages, the Graves name may have changed with them.
Graves country of origin
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The nationality of Graves may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Graves may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Meaning of the last name Graves
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The meaning of Graves come may come from a trade, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Many of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Graves originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
- Morgan Graves 1907 - 1964
- Verdell Graves 1920 - 1991
- May Graves 1895 - 1978
- Willard Graves 1903 - 1993
- John W Graves 1919 - 1992
- Dorothy Graves 1916 - 1961
- Gertie H Graves 1909 - 2002
- Wayne Alden Graves 1956 - 2010
- Johnnie Graves 1898 - 1968
- Charles C Graves 1919 - 2000
- Leo Graves 1918 - 1982
- Harrison Graves 1895 - 1966
- Guy J Graves 1921 - 1988
- Leo Graves 1911 - 1993
- George Graves 1905 - 1971
- Hazel M Graves 1905 - 1997
- Herman Graves 1908 - 1980
- Robert L Graves 1910 - 1988
- Leonard M Graves 1900 - 1995
- Levi D Graves 1921 - 1994
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Famous people named Graves
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Graves
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Graves. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Graves family
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Graves spelling variations
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Surnames like Graves transform in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Graves were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Graves. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Graves surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.