Brasher History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Brasher family

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.

Early History of the Brasher family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brasher research. Another 85 words (6 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Brasher family (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 civilization, published...
Another 52 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.


United States Brasher migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brasher Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Abraham Brasher, aged 21, who landed in New York in 1690 [1]
Brasher Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Jeannett Brasher, aged 50, who settled in America, in 1914
  • Hugh Brasher, aged 29, who immigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Richard Brasher, aged 34, who immigrated to America, in 1920
  • T. L. Brasher, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1921
  • Thomas Brasher, aged 25, who immigrated to the United States, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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