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Multiple Origins for the Surname Brant



Brant Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brant Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jo Brant, aged 24, arrived in St Christopher in 1635
  • Henry Brant, who arrived in Maryland in 1662

Brant Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Wilhelm Brant, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Johannis Brant, aged 16, landed in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • William Brant, aged 50, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Christian Brant, who landed in New York in 1784
  • Bernard Brant, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1796

Brant Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Brant, who arrived in New York in 1828
  • William Brant, who arrived in Maryland in 1838
  • W Brant, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • I Brant, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • D Brant, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brant Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Lt. John Brant U.E. who settled in Home District, [Niagara], Lincoln County, Ontario c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Brant U.E. who settled in Home District, [Niagara], Lincoln County, Ontario c. 1783 he served as part of Butler's Rangers Regiment [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Capt. Joseph Brant U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Joseph Brant U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Joseph Thayendanegea Brant U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brant Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Henry, Klaus and Peter Brant all of whom arrived in Manitoba in 1874
  • Klaus Brant, who landed in Manitoba in 1874
  • Peter Brant, who arrived in Manitoba in 1874
  • Henry Brant, who arrived in Manitoba in 1874

Brant Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Brant arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ashmore" in 1882
  • Annie Brant arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ashmore" in 1882
  • Eliza J. Brant arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ashmore" in 1882
  • William H. Brant arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ashmore" in 1882
  • Edith E. Brant arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ashmore" in 1882
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brant (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brant (post 1700)



  • Major-General Gerald Clark Brant (1880-1958), American Commanding General US Army Air Forces Central Flight Training Command (1944)
  • Tim Brant (b. 1949), American sportscaster
  • Fernando Rocha Brant (1946-2015), Brazilian poet, lyricist and journalist
  • Mary "Molly" Brant (1736-1796), Mohawk leader who had influence within the Iroquois confederacy, more so than her brother Joseph Brant
  • Henry Brant (1913-2008), Canadian-born composer
  • Chief Joseph Brant (1742-1807), Mohawk Indian Chief, British military officer during the American Revolution

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Suggested Readings for the name Brant


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Suggested Readings for the name Brant



  • The Three Faces of Molly Brant by Earle S. Thomas

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Brant Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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The Brant Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brant Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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