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Type Surname (from nickname & from occupation)
Other Forms FormsGravert, Grawe, Grawart, Graw, Grauwert

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.
Added 5/10/2014 by LMS
Edited 12/3/2014 by Frollein Gladys