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The distinguished surname Brehner was first found in Basel.

Brehner Early Origins



The surname Brehner was first found in Basel, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Brehner Spelling Variations


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Brehner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brenner, Brener, Brehnner, Brehner, Brenerr and many more.

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Brehner Early History


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Brehner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brehner research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 181 and 1819 are included under the topic Early Brehner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brehner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brehner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brehner 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 or some of its variants were: Hans Caspar Brenner, who came to Philadelphia in 1733; as did Hans Gerhardt Brenner in 1738; and Philip Adam Brenner in 1749; Elizabeth Brenner arrived in Barnstable, Massachusetts in 1822 at the age of 24.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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    The Brehner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brehner 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 18 October 2012 at 09:29.

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