from ancient times.
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in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Brayere have been found, including: Brayer, Brayor, Braeir, Broyer, Brayere, Brayore and others.
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Brayere, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Michael Brayer who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1751.