Origins Available: English
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
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
Early History of the Brande family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brande research.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.
Brande 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.
Early Notables of the Brande family (pre 1700)
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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 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
Contemporary Notables of the name Brande (post 1700)
- Barbara Brande, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html