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Brasher Early Origins



The surname Brasher was first found in the Rhineland, where the name Brasseur became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied enrolled by the princes of the region. Over time, the family became a power unto themselves and members were elevated to the ranks of nobility.

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Brasher Spelling Variations


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Brasher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brasseur, Braseur, Brasseure, Braseure, Brasseurre, Braseurre, Brassur, Brassure, Braesseur, Braeseur, Braesseure, Braeseure, Braesseurre, Braeseurre, Braessur, Braessure, Bresseur, Breseur, Bresseure, Breseure, Bresseurre, Breseurre, Bressur, Bressure, Bresseur, Breseur, Breseurre, Bressur and many more.

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Brasher Early History


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Brasher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brasher research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1742, 1814, 1874, 1848, 1863, 1857, 1859, 1861, 1864, 1864, 1864 and 1866 are included under the topic Early Brasher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brasher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brasher Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the name Brasher during this period were Charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg (1814-1874) Belgian ethnographer, who served as a missionary in Mexico and Central America from 1848 until 1863. In addition to his missionary work, Brasseur de Bourbourg also wrote several books which included a history of the Aztec...

Another 54 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brasher 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brasher Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Abraham Brasher, aged 21, landed in New York in 1690

Brasher Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jeannett Brasher, aged 50, who settled in America, in 1914
  • Hugh Brasher, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Richard Brasher, aged 34, who emigrated to America, in 1920
  • T. L. Brasher, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1921
  • Thomas Brasher, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brasher (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brasher (post 1700)



  • Suzie Brasher, American figure skater, winner of the World Junior Championships in 1976
  • Tommy Brasher, American former Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Line coach, recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award
  • Charles E Brasher, Canadian inventor of the resonator guitar, which he patented in 1935
  • Christopher William "Chris" Brasher CBE (1928-2003), British gold medalist athlete at the 1956 Summer Olympics, sports journalist and co-founder of the London Marathon
  • Tim Brasher (b. 1971), Australian former rugby league footballer
  • Shirley Brasher (b. 1934), English former tennis player who won three Grand Slam titles

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    11. ...

    The Brasher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brasher 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 February 2015 at 15:19.

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