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Origin and Meaning of Graff

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Graff
A steward; an overseer.

Etymology: OE. grafe greife greive. Cf. Margrave

noun and verb Graff
See Graft.

    graff was also found in the following language(s): French and Luxembourgish

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Graff

    Jessie Graff is a stunt woman and actress. Jessie was born on January 12th, 1984 in New York City.


    Erica Gavin is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1968. Erica was given the name Donna Graff on July 22nd, 1947 in Los Angeles.


    Laurence Graff is a businessman and jeweller. His ongoing career started in 1953. Laurence was born on June 13th, 1938 in Stepney, London, UK.


    Her ongoing career started in 1979. Ilene was given the name Ilene Susan Graff on February 28th, 1949 in Queens.


    Todd Graff is an actor, writer, and director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1970 to present. Todd was born on October 22nd, 1959 in Queens, New York, U.S.


    Randy Graff is an actor and actress. Randy was born on May 23rd, 1955 in Brooklyn.


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    Popularity of Graff as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Graff U.S.
      White 94.89% 64.26%
      African American 0.30% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.87% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.29% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.32% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Graff

    People with the last name Graff are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Graff

    • How Popular is the name Graff? As a last name Graff was the 2,762nd most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Graff first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Graff is Wednesday, December 8th, 1875.
    • How unique is the name Graff? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Graff. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Graff: Your name in reverse order is Ffarg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Frafg. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Graff? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,058 people with the last name Graff.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Graff? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Graff as their last name.

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