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Breden Early Origins



The surname Breden was first found in South Northamptonshire at Bradden, a village that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was first listed as Bradene. Literally the place name means "broad valley," from the Old English words "brad" + "denu." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
The parish church is dedicated to St Michael and was built in the 13th century.

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Breden Spelling Variations


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Breden Spelling Variations



The name Breden, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Braden, Braddene, Bradens, Braiding, McBradden and many more.

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Breden Early History


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Breden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Breden research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Breden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Breden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breden Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Breden In Ireland


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Breden In Ireland



Some of the Breden family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 35 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Breden family, or who bore a variation of the surname Breden were

Breden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ann Breden, who arrived in Maryland in 1670

Breden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Breden settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1772
  • James Breden, who arrived in South Carolina in 1772

Breden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Helena Breden, who landed in North America in 1832-1849

Breden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Breden, aged 21, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Frenchman"

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Citations


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  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  4. 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.
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Breden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breden 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.

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