The ancient roots of the Braydenstein family are found in the German state of Bavaria
. The Braydenstein surname, was a local
name, for someone who lived in Bavaria. The family name Braydenstein originated in the region during the Middle Ages, when Bavaria
was characterized by feudalism
, court intrigue, and heroic battles. The Braydenstein family participated in the struggles for power and control of the territory. They also played an influential role in the social, economic and political development of the region of Bavaria. The Braydenstein family further increased its prestige by acquiring estates in distant regions of the German Empire.
Early Origins of the Braydenstein family
The surname Braydenstein was first found in Bavaria
, where the name Braidenstein emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century on, the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Braydenstein family
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Braydenstein Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Braydenstein include Braidenstein, Braydenstein, Braiedenstein, Braedenstein, Braidenstien, Braydenstien, Braiedenstien and many more.
Early Notables of the Braydenstein family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Braydenstein family to the New World and Oceana
German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant
farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Braydenstein surname or a spelling variation of the name include: settlers who established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and in Canada during the 18th and 19th centuries.