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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.

Braune Early Origins



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.

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Braune Spelling Variations


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Braune Spelling Variations



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

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Braune Early History


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Braune Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Braune research. Another 154 words (11 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.

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Braune Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Braune Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Braune 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:

Braune Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Margaret Braune, who arrived in Maryland in 1671

Braune Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Gottfried Braune, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Georg Braune, who landed in America in 1777
  • Herman Braune, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782
  • Andreas Braune, who landed in America in 1783

Braune Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gertrude Braune, aged 50, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Jacob Braune, aged 30, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Johanna Braune, aged 19, landed in New York in 1854
  • Jos Braune, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Joseph Braune, aged 12, landed in New York in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Braune Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Braune 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 19 May 2014 at 17:45.

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