Braune History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The Anglo-Saxon name Braune comes from Hildebrand,, an Old Norman name which means fiery sword.

Early Origins of the Braune family

The surname Braune was first found in Surrey where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Important Dates for the Braune family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Braune research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1604 is included under the topic Early Braune History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Braune Spelling Variations

One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Braune has appeared include Brawne, Brawn, Brawnes and others.

Early Notables of the Braune family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Braune family to Ireland

Some of the Braune family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Braune migration to the United States

At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Braune arrived in North America very early:

Braune Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Margaret Braune, who arrived in Maryland in 1671 [1]
Braune Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Gottfried Braune, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
  • Georg Braune, who landed in America in 1777 [1]
  • Herman Braune, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782 [1]
  • Andreas Braune, who landed in America in 1783 [1]
Braune Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Gertrude Braune, aged 50, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Jacob Braune, aged 30, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Johanna Braune, aged 19, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Jos Braune, aged 27, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Joseph Braune, aged 12, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Braune family

Bismarck
  • Günther Braune (1921-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
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