Braune History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The German surname Braune emerged in the lands that formed the modern state of Lower Saxony, which is presently bordered by the North Sea, the Hartz mountains and the Elbe and Ems Rivers. Lower Saxony was previously a medieval Saxon dukedom. In the Middle Ages, many of the Saxon lands were a part of the Holy Roman Empire, which was characterized by the feudal system.

Early Origins of the Braune family

The surname Braune was first found in Baden, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

Early History of the Braune family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Braune research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1684, 1738, 1770, and 1801 are included under the topic Early Braune History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Braune Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Braun, Braunn, Braune, Braunne, Bronn, Bronne and others.

Early Notables of the Braune family (pre 1700)

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United States Braune migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Braune Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Margaret Braune, who arrived in Maryland in 1671 [1]
Braune Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Gottfried Braune, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
  • Georg Braune, who landed in America in 1777 [1]
  • Herman Braune, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782 [1]
  • Andreas Braune, who landed in America in 1783 [1]
Braune Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Gertrude Braune, aged 50, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Jacob Braune, aged 30, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Johanna Braune, aged 19, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Jos Braune, aged 27, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Joseph Braune, aged 12, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bismarck
  • Günther Braune (1921-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]


  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. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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