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Braden Early Origins



The surname Braden was first found in South Northamptonshire at Bradden, a village that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was first listed as Bradene. Literally the place name means "broad valley," from the Old English words "brad" + "denu." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
The parish church is dedicated to St Michael and was built in the 13th century.

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Braden Spelling Variations


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Braden Spelling Variations



The name Braden, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Braden, Braddene, Bradens, Braiding, McBradden and many more.

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Braden Early History


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Braden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Braden research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Braden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Braden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Braden Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Braden In Ireland


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Braden In Ireland



Some of the Braden family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 35 words (2 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



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Braden family, or who bore a variation of the surname Braden were

Braden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Frederick Braden settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1766

Braden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Braden, aged 37, landed in Delaware in 1812
  • Henry Braden arrived in Philadelphia in 1844
  • Anton Braden, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • Adam Braden who settled in Texas in 1846 with his wife Barbara
  • John Braden, aged 69, arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Braden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • George Braden, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Emma Braden, aged 18, who emigrated to America from Tyrone, Ireland, in 1908
  • Charles Braden, aged 62, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Clara E. Braden, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1911
  • Ellen Braden, aged 18, who landed in America from Dromalais, Ireland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Braden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Braden (post 1700)



  • Thomas Wardell Braden (1917-2009), American journalist, best remembered as the author of Eight is Enough
  • George C. Braden, American politician, 41st Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1928 to 1929
  • Allen Braden, award-winning American poet
  • John Braden (1949-2004), American writer, producer, and director of motion pictures and television programs
  • Alison Braden (b. 1982), Canadian female water polo player silver medalist
  • Bernard Braden (1916-1993), Canadian-born, English actor and comedian, actor, and commentator

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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The Braden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Braden 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.

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