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The ancestry of the name Branynd can be traced back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a name for a person dwelling within a borough and occupying an important position akin to that of reeve. The surname Branynd may also reflect the occupation of a chamberlain or servant of the bower. However, Branynd may also be a patronymic surname which means the son of Bruman.

Branynd Early Origins



The surname Branynd was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Branynd Spelling Variations


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Branynd Spelling Variations



Branynd 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 Branynd have been found, including Brooman, Bruman, Brunman, Bromman, Brounman and many more.

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Branynd Early History


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Branynd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Branynd research. Another 433 words (31 lines of text) covering the years 1199, 1211, 1327, 1372, 1500, and 1749 are included under the topic Early Branynd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Branynd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Branynd Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Branynd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Branynds to arrive on North American shores: William Brooman who sailed to Barbados in 1694.

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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Branynd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Branynd 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 27 October 2010 at 13:23.

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