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Branthwhyte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English, Scottish


The ancestors of the Branthwhyte surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived at Brunthwaite, in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat in the parish of Kildwick, near Skipton. Originally the name may have been Brunthwaite or Bownthwaite.

Early Origins of the Branthwhyte family


The surname Branthwhyte was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat at Brunthwaite in the parish of Kildwick, near Skipton in Yorkshire. The name may originally have been Brunthwaite or Bownthwaite.

Early History of the Branthwhyte family


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Branthwhyte Spelling Variations


Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Branthwhyte include Branthwaite, Branthwayte, Brandthwaite, Branthwhite, Brownthwaite, Braunthwaite, Brinthwaite, Branthwate, Branwhite, Branwite and many more.

Early Notables of the Branthwhyte family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Branthwhyte family to the New World and Oceana


A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: William Brainthwaite who settled in Maryland in 1775; Susan Braithwaite with her husband Francis arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with four children in 1822.

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