Brawner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name Brawner is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from Hildebrand,, an Old Norman name which means fiery sword.
Early Origins of the Brawner family
The surname Brawner was first found in Surrey where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Brawner family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brawner research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1604 is included under the topic Early Brawner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Brawner Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Brawner has been spelled many different ways, including Brawne, Brawn, Brawnes and others.
Early Notables of the Brawner family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Brawner is the 6,098th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. 
Migration of the Brawner family to Ireland
Some of the Brawner family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
| Brawner migration to the United States ||+|
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Brawners to arrive in North America:
Brawner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Thomas Brawner, who landed in Arkansas in 1860 
Brawner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- E.M. Brawner, aged 39, arrived in New York in 1905 aboard the ship "Vaderland" from Antwerp, Belgium 
- Lily Brawner, aged 31, arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Caledonia" from Glasgow via Moville 
- James Brawner, aged 33, arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Lusitania" from Liverpool, England 
- James N. Brawner, aged 33, arrived in New York in 1910 aboard the ship "Umbria" from Liverpool, England 
- Marybelle Brawner, aged 9, arrived in New York in 1912 aboard the ship "Kaiserin Augusta Victoria" from Southampton, England 
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|Contemporary Notables of the name Brawner (post 1700) ||+|
- Clint Brawner (1916-1987), American Indycar Chief Mechanic
- Don Jay "Djay" Brawner (b. 1981), American director of music videos, film, and television
- Romeo Aliac Brawner (b. 1935), Filipino public official who served as a Commissioner of the Philippine Commission on Elections (COMELEC) from 2005 to 2008
- Frances Brawner Weedon (1885-1963), American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1952, 1956; Member, Arizona State Parks Board, 1957-63 
- "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
- 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)
- Ellis Island Search retrieved 15th November 2022. Retrieved from https://heritage.statueofliberty.org/passenger-result
- The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html