Brevetor History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The family name Brevetor is one of the oldest Anglo-Saxon names of Britain. It was originally a name for a person who worked as a person who was the Brevetour or private clerk. This person would write brevets for his lord, as well as write down household expenses.

Early Origins of the Brevetor family

The surname Brevetor was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Brevetor family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brevetor research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1275, 1285, 1327, 1357, and 1500 are included under the topic Early Brevetor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Brevetor Spelling Variations

Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Brevetor include Breviter, Brevitor, Brevetur, Brevetor, Brefeter, Breftour and many more.

Early Notables of the Brevetor family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Brevetor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Brevetor family

A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.



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