The origins of the Brabine name come from when the Anglo-Saxon
tribes ruled over Britain. The name Brabine was originally derived from a family having lived in Brabant in Flanders
, which was formerly a province of France and is now part of the Netherlands.
Early Origins of the Brabine family
The surname Brabine was first found in Lancashire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times before the advent of the Norman Conquest
by Duke William of Normandy
in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Brabine family
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Brabine 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 Brabine include Brabyn, Brabyne, Brabine, Brabines, Brabant, Brabent and many more.
Early Notables of the Brabine family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brabine family to the New World and Oceana
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:
Brabine Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- W. Brabine who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1820