Bratt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bratt family

The surname Bratt was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from very ancient times and can trace their origins to the extensive lands and estates of the same name south of the city of Edinburgh.

Early History of the Bratt family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bratt research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1140, 1250, 1300, 1296, 1560, 1630, 1609 and 1619 are included under the topic Early Bratt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bratt Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Brad, Baid, Bread, Braed, Bradd, Bred, Breed, Bredd and many more.

Early Notables of the Bratt family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Sir Henry Braid; and William Brade (1560-1630) an English composer, violinist, and viola player. He moved to northern Germany where he worked for the Brandenburg court, and for King Christian IV in Copenhagen. "He was living at Hamburg on 19...
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United States Bratt migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bratt Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Albert Andriese Bratt, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1620-1664 [1]
  • Albert Andriessen Bratt, who settled in New York in 1636
  • Albert Andriesse DeNoorman Bratt, who landed in New York in 1637 [1]
  • Arent Andriesse Bratt, who arrived in New York in 1637 [1]
  • Eva Albertse Bratt, who landed in New York in 1637 [1]
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Bratt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Arthur Bratt, who arrived in Baltimore in 1830
  • William Bratt, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1831 [1]
  • Moses Bratt, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1832 [1]
  • Edward Bratt, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]
  • Eric Georg Bratt, aged 33, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848 [1]
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Australia Bratt migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Bratt Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Samuel Bratt, British Convict who was convicted in Middlesex, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Asia" on 5th November 1835, arriving in Tasmania ( Van Diemen's Land)1836 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Bratt (post 1700) +


    HMS Prince of Wales
    • Mr. Harold W Bratt, British Stoker 1st Class, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [3]


    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)
    2. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 28th January 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1835
    3. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html


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