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The ancient roots of the Brabyn family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Brabyn comes from when the family lived in Brabant in Flanders, which was formerly a province of France and is now part of the Netherlands.

Brabyn Early Origins



The surname Brabyn was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times before the advent of the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 A.D.

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Brabyn Spelling Variations


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Brabyn 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 Brabyn has appeared include Brabyn, Brabyne, Brabine, Brabines, Brabant, Brabent and many more.

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Brabyn Early History


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Brabyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brabyn research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brabyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brabyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brabyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brabyn Notables 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:

Brabyn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Jane Brabyn, aged 30, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1872
  • Catherine Brabyn, aged 21, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1872
  • Mary Brabyn, aged 9, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brabyn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brabyn (post 1700)



  • David Brabyn, British/French freelance photojournalist based in New York city
  • John Brabyn (1759-1835), Australian military officer and settler

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Brabyn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brabyn 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 16 October 2013 at 11:23.

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