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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.

Braydenstein Early Origins



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.

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Braydenstein Spelling Variations


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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.

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Braydenstein Early History


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Braydenstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Braydenstein research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Braydenstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Braydenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Braydenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Braydenstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Braydenstein 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 26 March 2014 at 14:22.

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