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The prestigious surname Braud originated in the beautiful and majestic region of Poitou in France. France was notorious for its eccentric kings, but it was revered for its contributions to European art and culture. The surname Braud originally came from the region of Poitou. It is a topographical name, which is a type of hereditary surname. Topographical surnames were taken from physical features or landmarks that the family lived near.

Braud Early Origins



The surname Braud was first found in Poitou, where the family had an integral role in the social and cultural aspects of the region.

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Braud Spelling Variations


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Braud Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brault, Braud, Braut, Braux, Breaud, Bréaud, Breault, Bréault, Breau, Breauld, Bréauld, Braudel, Braudey, Beraud, Béraud, Beraut, Béraut, Berault, Bérault, Béral, Bérau and many more.

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Braud Early History


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Braud Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Braud research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1322, 1377, 1616, 1773, 1809, and 1827 are included under the topic Early Braud History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Braud Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Braud Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Braud 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:

Braud Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jeanne Braud, who arrived in Carolina in 1695

Braud Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Marguerite Braud, 15, who arrived in South Carolina in 1763
  • Theotiste Braud, who also settled in South Carolina in 1763
  • Theotiste Braud, who arrived in South Carolina in 1763
  • Celille Braud, 38, who settled in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1785
  • Honore Braud, 52, who settled in New Orleans in 1785 with his wife, two sons, and four daughters

Braud Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Braud, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Marthe Braud, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Florentine Braud, aged 23, who emigrated to America, in 1893
  • Henriette Braud, aged 60, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Braud Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. B. Braud, aged 40, who landed in America from Paris, in 1907
  • Jakob Braud, aged 28, who landed in America from Plymouth, England, in 1910
  • Georges Braud, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1917
  • Berthe Braud, aged 49, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1917
  • Jean Braud, aged 17, who settled in America, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Braud (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Braud (post 1700)



  • Wellman Braud (1891-1966), American Creole jazz upright bassist
  • Pascal Braud (b. 1968), retired French professional footballer
  • Martin Braud (b. 1982), French silver medalist slalom canoer
  • François Braud (b. 1986), French Nordic combined skier who has competed at two Winter Olympics

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Braud Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Braud 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 31 August 2016 at 11:54.

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