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The rich and ancient history of the Brande family name dates back to the time of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from the common Old English personal name, Brand, 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 Brande family


The surname Brande was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat from early times after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Early History of the Brande family

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Early History of the Brande family


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Another 479 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1100, 1086, 1605, 1674, 1660, 1662, 1663, 1635 and 1691 are included under the topic Early Brande History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brande Spelling Variations

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Brande Spelling Variations


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 Brande have been found, including Brand, Brande, Brands, Brander, Brant, Branter and others.

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Early Notables of the Brande family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Brande family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Brande family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Brande 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 Brande, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Brande Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Brande, who settled in Maryland in 1775

Brande Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Simon J Brande, who landed in Arkansas in 1874 [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)

Brande Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Brande, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749-1752

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brande (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brande (post 1700)


  • Barbara Brande, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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