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Origins Available: German-Alt, German


The German name Braendt finds its roots in the word "brand," which means "sword." The best known of these compound name using this word is Hildebrand, or battle-sword; however, old Germanic names such as Brandhart, or fire-strong and Brandoalt, or fire-powerful, were also common in the Middle Ages.

Braendt Early Origins



The surname Braendt was first found in Saxony, where the name Brand contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation through their participation in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the Brand family branched into many houses where family members continued to play a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Braendt Early History


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Braendt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Braendt research. Another 196 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1458, 1494, 1517, 1521, 1570, 1735, 1749, and 1799 are included under the topic Early Braendt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Braendt Spelling Variations


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Braendt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brand, Brande, Brandde, Brannde, Brandt, Brandte, Brandtes, Brandtte, Brant, Brante, Brend, Brende, Brendde, Brent, Brendt, Braend, Braende, Braendde, Braennde, Braent, Braendt, Brandes, Brandis and many more.

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Braendt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Braendt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Braendt 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 or some of its variants were: Rebbecca Brent who arrived in New York in 1642; Ellenor Brand who arrived in Maryland in 1685; Abraham Brand who arrived in Virginia in 1722; Peter Brent arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741.

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