Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Bradburne family lived in the region of Bradbour or of Bradbourne a local in Derbyshire. Checking further we found the name was derived from the Old English expression dweller by the wide stream.
Early Origins of the Bradburne family
Derbyshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Bradburne family
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Bradburne Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Bradburne are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Bradburne include: Bradbourn, Bradbourne, Bradborn, Bradborne, Bradburn and many more.
Early Notables of the Bradburne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bradburne family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Bradburne or a variant listed above:
Bradburne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Bradburne (post 1700)
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