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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 came to 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, 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, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "John Wickliffe" in 1848
  • Mary Brebner, aged 23, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "John Wickliffe" in 1848
  • Adam Brebner, aged 5, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "John Wickliffe" in 1848
  • Robert Brebner, aged 1, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "John Wickliffe" in 1848
  • Charlotte Brebner 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. 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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