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Last name: Grunwald

Dossier: 883004
Language of the text: English
Nobility: Nobles - Knights
Nobles in:Germany - France
Variations Last name: Grunwaldt

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Variations Last name: Grunwaldt

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Nobility crown GrunwaldAncient and noble German family, originally from Rhineland, known as Grunwald or Grunwaldt, of clear and ancestral virtue, with a main branch in France, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. It is a topographic last name, given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. The first family member we know of, based also on the work of Johann Siebmacher, is a Girlach, councillor of Düsseldorf, flourishing in 1380. In fact, this family, in all ages, always stood out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the public service, in the liberal professions and in the military service. From our archives: Arnold, knight, flourishing in Düsseldorf, in 1456; Sebastian, councillor in Düsseldorf, flourishing in 1482; Georg, jurist, flourishing in Düsseldorf, in 1527; Andreas, notary, flourishing in Strasbourg, in 1553; Heinrich, knight and landowner in Rhineland, flourishing ...
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Blazon Grunwald
Variations Last name: Grunwaldt

Coat of arms of family Grunwaldt

1° Coat of arms of family Grunwaldt
Language of the text: English

Party per pale; 1° azure, two swords sable, pomel and hilt or, per saltire on a latin cross argent soutenu par a triple mount in base or; 2° argent, a demi-wheel azure. Crest: a unicorn argent, horned or, between two trees vert. Lambrequin: azure and argent.

Source: "Siebmacher's großes und allgemeines Wappenbuch, Bd. 5 (Bürgerliche Geschlechter Deutschlands und der Schweiz), 10. Abt.: Vierzehnhundert und Siebenzig bürgerliche Wappen, Nürnberg 1916, 41".

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