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Brebner Early Origins



The surname Brebner was first found in Surrey, where they held a family seat from ancient times. The name originated in the Duchy of Brabant and was transferred to England with the Norman Conquest in the 11th century.

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Brebner Spelling Variations


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Brebner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brabaner, Brabancon, Brabaynner, Brabynder, Brabiner, Brebner and many more.

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Brebner Early History


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Brebner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brebner research. Another 453 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1379, 1500, 1558 and 1868 are included under the topic Early Brebner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brebner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brebner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brebner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brebner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Brebner, who settled in Grenada in 1768
  • Alexander Brebner, who setted in the Virgin Islands in 1775

Brebner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Helen Brebner, who arrived at the Port of New York in 1832

Brebner Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mr. John Brebner, aged 21, a clerk, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "John" from Liverpool, England

Brebner Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Brebner, aged 29, a farm labourer, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "John Wickliffe" in 1848
  • Mary Brebner, aged 23, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "John Wickliffe" in 1848
  • Adam Brebner, aged 5, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "John Wickliffe" in 1848
  • Robert Brebner, aged 1, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "John Wickliffe" in 1848
  • Charlotte Brebner, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "New Era" in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brebner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brebner (post 1700)



  • James Brebner, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Columbia County, 1793-96
  • Ronald Gilchrist "Ron" Brebner (1881-1914), English Olympic football player
  • Sir Alexander Brebner CIE (1883-1979), British civil engineer
  • J Bartlett Brebner (1895-1957), Canadian Professor of History, Columbia University
  • Diana Brebner (1956-2001), Canadian poet, winner of the Gerald Lampert Award in 1991 and the Archibald Lampman Award in 1997
  • Gordon Brebner, Professor of Computer Systems at the University of Edinburgh

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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    The Brebner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brebner 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 17 November 2015 at 10:37.

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