The Breande name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. Their name comes from having lived in Staffordshire.
Early Origins of the Breande family
The surname Breande was first found in Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Breande family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Breande research.Another 447 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1307, 1327, 1327, 1327, 1379, 1500, 1572, 1516, 1598, 1560, 1601, 1600 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Breande History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Breande Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Breande has undergone many spelling variations
, including Brend, Brende, Brennde, Breand, Breande and others.
Early Notables of the Breande family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Adam Brend, a prominent 14th century landholder in Worcestershire; Thomas Brend (c.
1516-1598), owner of the land on which the Globe Theatre was built; Nicholas Brend (c.
1560-1601), inherited... Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Breande Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Breande family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Breande were among those contributors: William Brend who arrived in Boston in 1657 and William Brend in America in 1664.