Home

Digital Products

Prints

Apparel

Home & Barware

Gifts


Customer Service



100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!
  
  

Breent History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English, Irish


Breent is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in Staffordshire.

Early Origins of the Breent family


The surname Breent was first found in Staffordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Breent family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Breent 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 Breent History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Breent Spelling Variations


Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Breent family name include Brend, Brende, Brennde, Breand, Breande and others.

Early Notables of the Breent 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 Breent Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Breent family to the New World and Oceana


For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Breent surname or a spelling variation of the name include: William Brend who arrived in Boston in 1657 and William Brend in America in 1664.

Breent Family Crest Products



See Also


Sign Up

  


100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!