from ancient times. The name originated in the Duchy of Brabant and was transferred to
in the 11th century.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alexander Brebner, who came to the Virgin Islands in 1775; Robert Brabner, who was on record in Pennsylvania in 1762; James Brebner, who settled in Grenada in 1768.