The name Brandert was spawned by the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture that ruled a majority 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 Brandert family
The surname Brandert was first found in Lincolnshire
where they held a family seat
from early times after the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Brandert family
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Brandert Spelling Variations
Brandert has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred
years, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Brandert have been found, including Brand, Brande, Brands, Brander, Brant, Branter and others.
Early Notables of the Brandert family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brandert family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England
, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Branderts to arrive on North American shores: 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..