× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016

Origins Available: English, German


Brantner is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came 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.

Brantner Early Origins



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

Close

Brantner Spelling Variations


Expand

Brantner Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Brantner has been recorded under many different variations, including Brand, Brande, Brands, Brander, Brant, Branter and others.

Close

Brantner Early History


Expand

Brantner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brantner 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 Brantner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Brantner Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Brantner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brantner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Brantner or a variant listed above:

Brantner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh, Brantner Jr., who landed in New York, NY in 1844-1845
  • John, Brantner Sr., who landed in New York, NY in 1844-1845
  • Anton Brantner, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848

Brantner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mary Brantner, aged 17, who emigrated to America from St. Johan, in 1906
  • Annie Brantner, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States from St. Johan, in 1906
  • Johann Brantner, aged 1, who settled in America from Germany, in 1906
  • Marie Brantner, aged 3, who settled in America from Germany, in 1906
  • Marie Brantner, aged 33, who emigrated to the United States from Germany, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Brantner (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Brantner (post 1700)



  • Franziska Katharina Brantner (b. 1979), German member of the European Parliament

Close

Brantner Family Crest Products


Expand

Brantner Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    11. ...

    The Brantner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brantner 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 24 June 2013 at 14:03.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter