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Multiple Origins for the Surname Brasier


French


The enchanting region of Bourgoigne was the historical homeland of the prominent surname Brasier. Brasier is a topographic surname, which is a type of hereditary surname. These were given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties. As a general rule, the greater the distance between an individual and their homeland, the larger the territory they were named after. For example, a person who only moved to another parish would be known by the name of their original village, while people who migrated to a different country were often known by the name of a region or country from which they came. The name Brasier was first found in Burgundy, where this family was established in a village in Côte-d'Or, in the district of Beaune.

Brasier Early Origins



The surname Brasier was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where this family was anciently established in a village in Côte-d'Or, in the district of Beaune.

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Brasier Spelling Variations


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Brasier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brazeau, Braseau, Brazeaux, Braseaux, Brazot, Brasot, Brazaud, Brasaud, Brazaut, Brasaut, Brazaux, Brasaux, Brazauld, Brasauld, Brazault, Brasault, Brazaulx, Brasaulx, Brazet, Braset, Brazey, Brasey, Brazier, Brasier, Brazy and many more.

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Brasier Early History


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Brasier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brasier research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1739, 1783, and 1808 are included under the topic Early Brasier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brasier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brasier Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brasier 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:

Brasier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Brasier, who landed in Virginia in 1724 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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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Contemporary Notables of the name Brasier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brasier (post 1700)



  • Theresa Mary Brasier (b. 1956), birth name of Theresa Mary May, British politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the Leader of the Conservative Party
  • Ryan David Brasier (b. 1987), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Henry Brasier (1864-1942), American engineer
  • Martin David Brasier FLS (1947-2014), English palaeobiologist and astrobiologist, awarded the Lyell Medal in 2014
  • Brook Brasier (1879-1940), Irish politician

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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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The Brasier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brasier 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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