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Bryant Early Origins



The surname Bryant was first found in Denbigh, south Wales, where they had been granted lands by William the Conqueror for their assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

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Bryant Spelling Variations


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Bryant Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bryan, Bryant, Brian, Breine, Brine, Bryand, Briand, Briant, Bryane and many more.

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Bryant Early History


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Bryant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bryant research. Another 319 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1086, 1150, 1296, 1524, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Bryant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bryant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bryant Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Bryant In Ireland


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Bryant In Ireland



Some of the Bryant family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bryant Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Stephen Bryant, who arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1632
  • John Bryant, who arrived in Maryland in 1633
  • Michaell Bryant, who arrived in Virginia in 1636
  • Jon Bryant, who arrived in Virginia in 1652
  • Edmund Bryant, who landed in Virginia in 1655
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bryant Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ellianor Bryant, who landed in Virginia in 1700
  • Cornelius Bryant, who arrived in Virginia in 1705
  • James Bryant, who arrived in Virginia in 1715
  • Benjamin Bryant, who landed in New England in 1716
  • Uriah Bryant, who landed in Virginia in 1722
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bryant Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Bryant, who landed in America in 1811
  • George Bryant, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1828
  • James C Bryant, aged 17, landed in New York in 1830
  • Charles Bryant, who landed in New York in 1836
  • Charles William Bryant, who landed in Mississippi in 1846
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Bryant Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Bryant, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • Thomas Bryant, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749-1752
  • Austin Bryant, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Margaret Bryant, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mr. Patrick Bryant U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bryant Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Bridget Bryant, who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1846

Bryant Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • G Bryant, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907

Bryant Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Bryant, English convict from Southampton, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on April 1st, 1822, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 190 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1822
  • William Bryant, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on April 1st, 1822, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 190 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1822
  • John Chiswick Bryant, a tailor, arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • John Bryant, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on September 21, 1826, settling in New South Wales, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1826 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1826
  • Eliza Bryant, English convict from Devon, who was transported aboard the "America" on December 30, 1830, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 26) America voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1830 with 135 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/america/1830
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bryant Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward Scott Bryant landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • James Bryant landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Josiah Bryant landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • James Bryant, aged 27, a gardener, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Roxburgh" in 1840
  • Mary Anne Bryant, aged 24, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Roxburgh" in 1840
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Contemporary Notables of the name Bryant (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bryant (post 1700)



  • Bob Bryant (1944-2016), American politician, Member of the Georgia House of Representatives (2005-2016)
  • Hattie Bryant, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1996
  • Henry Bryant, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1960
  • Harriett Bryant, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1960
  • Grace Bryant, American Republican politician, Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1939
  • Guy E. Bryant, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1952
  • Gordon R. Bryant, American politician, Mayor of Huntington Woods, Michigan, 1963-77
  • George W. Bryant, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1896
  • George W. Bryant, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Greenbelt, Maryland, 1937-47 (acting, 1937)
  • George Bryant, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1868-69, 1872 (10th District 1868-69, 15th District 1872)
  • ... (Another 146 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Bryant Historic Events


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Bryant Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Denis M Bryant (b. 1905), English Midshipman serving for the Royal Navy from Kent, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

HMS Repulse

  • Mr. John H Bryant, British Stoker 2ne Class, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking
  • Mr. Clifford Bryant, British Military Police, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Bryant


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Suggested Readings for the name Bryant



  • Cradled in the Mountains: A Brief History: Bryant, Sheppard, and Related Families by Barbara Bryant White.

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Bryant Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 190 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1822
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1826 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1826
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 26) America voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1830 with 135 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/america/1830

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Bryant Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bryant Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 31 October 2016 at 16:43.

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