Brandarte is a name of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from the common Old English personal name
or the Old Norse name, Brandr.
The word brand
comes from the Germanic word brand,
which means sword.
This surname was found in Lincolnshire
, where the family can trace its origin to shortly after the Norman Conquest
Early Origins of the Brandarte family
The surname Brandarte was first found in Lincolnshire
where they held a family seat
from early times after the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Brandarte family
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Brandarte Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Brandarte have been found, including Brand, Brande, Brands, Brander, Brant, Branter and others.
Early Notables of the Brandarte family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brandarte family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Brandarte, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Benjamin Brand who settled in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630; John Brand settled in Virginia in 1670; John Brande settled in Maryland in 1775; they also settled in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Texas and Massachusetts in the 18th and 19th centuries..