Brasseur History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Brasseur family
The surname Brasseur was first found in Languedoc, where the family has been anciently seated from very early times.
By the 14th century the family had prospered and branched to Varennes in Lyonnais, as well as to Provence. Throughout the centuries the family became well established in the region of Languedoc and as a noble family of France, the members were confirmed with letters of patent and heraldic cap. They contributed largely to the political as well as the cultural scene.
Early History of the Brasseur family
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Brasseur Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Brousset, Brouset, Brusset, Bruset, Brousse, Broussard, Brouse, Brousses, Brousser, Brouser, Brusser, Bruser, Brussé, Brusé, Broussé, Brous, Broussey, Brousey, Brussey, Brusey, Broussay, Brussay, Brousay, Brusay, Broussai, Brousai, Brussai, Brusai, Broussaie, Brussaie, Brousaie, Brusaie, de Brousset, de Brouset, de Brusset, de Bruset, de Brousse, Broussette, Brousette, Brosset, Brossette, Brussette and many more.
Early Notables of the Brasseur family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name at this time was Sébastien de Brossard (1655-1730), a French music theorist, composer and collector; Jean-Baptiste Broussier, Officer General, Count, Brigadier General and Knight of the Legion of...
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Brasseur migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Brasseur Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Robert Brasseur, accompanied by his wife Florence, Kathe, Mary, Persie and Persid Brasseur all arrived in Virginia in 1653
- Bennel Brasseur, who landed in Virginia in 1653 
- Mary Brasseur, who landed in Virginia in 1653 
- Persid Brasseur, who arrived in Virginia in 1653 
- Persia Brasseur, who landed in Virginia in 1653 
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Brasseur Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Marie Brasseur, aged 35, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1785 
- Marie Brasseur, who arrived in New Orleans in 1785
Contemporary Notables of the name Brasseur (post 1700) +
- Josèphe Jeanne Élisabeth Brasseur (1896-1972), French choral conductor
- Abbé Charles-Étienne Brasseur de Bourbourg (1814-1874), noted French writer, ethnographer, historian and archaeologist
- Alexandre Brasseur (b. 1971), born Alexandre Espinasse, a French actor, grandson of actor Pierre Brasseur
- Claude Brasseur (b. 1936), born Claude Pierre Espinasse, a French actor, godson of Ernest Hemingway and the father of Alexandre Brasseur
- Jules Brasseur (1829-1890), born Jules-Victor-Alexandre Dumont, a French actor and singer in Paris; his descendants include: Pierre Brasseur, Claude Brasseur and Alexandre Brasseur
- Pierre Brasseur (1905-1972), born Pierre-Albert Espinasse, French actor, grandson of Jules Brasseur
- Anne Brasseur (b. 1950), Luxembourgish politician and former sports and training minister, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (2014-)
- André Brasseur (b. 1939), Belgian keyboard player and organist
- François Xavier Brasseur (1865-1912), Luxembourgian politician and jurist
- Robert Brasseur (1870-1934), Luxembourgish politician, jurist, and journalist, President of the COSL (1912-1922)
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Related Stories +
- ^ 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)