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First recorded in Malta in the early fifteenth century, however, in the form of Grecus, this surname dates back to 1277.

The origins of this surname most certainly relates to "of Greece". From the Italian greco, it could refer to "a native of or immigrant from Greece", or "a member of the Greek Orthodox Church".

The three stars shown indicate that the family is of the Catholic faith, the tree signifies strength, whilst the two scorpions refer to an unwillingness to forgive.

An image linked to a dedicated page about the Maltese surname Grech.
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