Origin of the name Graggo
This surname derives from
Gracco, the name of a very small village in
Friaul, which is a political district in the northern part of
Italia. Before transferring names
italian language the name was Grach (speak: Grack) or Gracch. Gracco lies in the
near of Rigolato/Tolmezzo (province Udine, Friaul). The inhabitants
of the place are shure that the name comes from the name of a very
famous Roman aristocratical family, the
well-known representatives are Gaio and Tiberio Gracco (= Gaius and
Tiberius Gracchus). The origin of the name is the reason for the
different ways of spelling: Gracc,
Grach, Grack, Gracco, Graggo. Since 1744 the family is living in Bavaria.
At this time Johann Peter Gracc(o) married Domenica Gussetti and he was accepted
in Munich as a citizen.
Two occupations were particularly
important for the family. Since that 16. Century were at least 6
dealer, in particular for the supply of pharmacies). Since 3 generations
color photographers, inventor, yard photographer of the prince of Thurn
and taxis) is predominantly exercised.
The family coat of arms