Type Surname (from nickname & from occupation)
Other Forms FormsGravert, Grawe, Grawart, Graw, Grauwert
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Meaning & History
As a Low German name, Grawert is derived from Middle High German grā and Old High German grāo "gray" (originally "shimmery, gleaming"). As a surname, it was a nickname given to someone with gray hair.As an East Prussian German name, it is derived from Old Prussian kragis / kragas / krags "jug; jar; mug" and denoted someone who made those products.