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Branane History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Origins Available: English, Irish

Branane is an old Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a person dwelling within a borough and occupying an important position akin to that of reeve. The surname Branane may also reflect the occupation of a chamberlain or servant of the bower. However, Branane may also be a patronymic surname which means the son of Bruman.

Early Origins of the Branane family

The surname Branane was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Branane family

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Branane Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Branane has been recorded under many different variations, including Brooman, Bruman, Brunman, Bromman, Brounman and many more.

Early Notables of the Branane family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Branane family to the New World and Oceana

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Branane or a variant listed above: William Brooman who sailed to Barbados in 1694.

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