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Breed Early Origins



The surname Breed was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from very ancient times and can trace their origins to the extensive lands and estates of the same name south of the city of Edinburgh.

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Breed Spelling Variations


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Breed Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brad, Baid, Bread, Braed, Bradd, Bred, Breed, Bredd and many more.

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Breed Early History


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Breed Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Breed research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1140, 1250, 1300, 1st , 1296, 1560 and 1630 are included under the topic Early Breed History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Breed Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breed Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Breed 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:

Breed Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Allen Breed, who arrived in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1640
  • John Breed, who landed in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1640
  • William Breed, who landed in Virginia in 1650

Breed Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Katherine Breed, who arrived in Virginia in 1701

Breed Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J Breed, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Breed (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Breed (post 1700)



  • William C. Breed, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924
  • Robert T. Breed, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1958
  • London N. Breed, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008
  • Leo W. Breed, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Onondaga County 1st District, 1937-46
  • Joseph Breed, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Onondaga County 3rd District, 1863
  • John Breed, American politician, Mayor of Norwich, Connecticut, 1845
  • Hiram Nichols Breed (b. 1809), American politician, Member of Massachusetts State House of Representatives; Delegate to Massachusetts State Constitutional Convention, 1853; Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts, 1861-62
  • Ernest Leonard Breed (b. 1862), American Republican politician, Member of Vermont State House of Representatives from Pittsford, 1910
  • Arthur H. Breed Jr., American Republican politician, Member of California State Senate, 1939-59; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948
  • Arthur H. Breed Sr. (1866-1953), American politician, Member of California State Senate, 1913-35; President Pro Tempore of the California State Senate, 1917-35
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. 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.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    11. ...

    The Breed Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breed 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 25 November 2015 at 10:20.

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