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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

Braid Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mathew Braid, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1813
  • B Braid, aged 46, landed in New Orleans, La in 1856

Braid Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Braid, aged 22, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • John Braid, aged 24, a labourer, 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    11. ...

    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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