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Braid Early Origins



The surname Braid was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from very ancient times and can trace their origins to the extensive lands and estates of the same name south of the city of Edinburgh.

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Braid Spelling Variations


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Braid Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brad, Baid, Bread, Braed, Bradd, Bred, Breed, Bredd and many more.

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Braid Early History


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Braid Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Braid research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1140, 1250, 1300, 1st , 1296, 1560 and 1630 are included under the topic Early Braid History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Braid Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Braid Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Braid 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:

Braid Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Allen Braid, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1630 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Braid Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mathew Braid, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • B Braid, aged 46, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1856 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Braid Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Braid, aged 22, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • John Braid, aged 24, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Braid (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Braid (post 1700)



  • Hilda Braid (1929-2007), English actress
  • James Braid (1795-1860), Scottish surgeon who originated the word "hypnosis"
  • David Braid (b. 1975), Canadian Juno Award winning jazz pianist and composer
  • Kate Braid (b. 1947), Canadian poet
  • Daniel Braid (b. 1981), New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • James Braid (1870-1950), Scottish golfer

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Braid Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  3. 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.
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Braid Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Braid 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 15 December 2014 at 13:44.

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