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Breint History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Origins Available: English, Irish

The ancestors of the bearers of the Breint family name are thought have lived in ancient Anglo-Saxon England. They were first found in Staffordshire.

Early Origins of the Breint family

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

Early History of the Breint family

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Breint Spelling Variations

Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Breint include Brend, Brende, Brennde, Breand, Breande and others.

Early Notables of the Breint 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...
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Migration of the Breint family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Breint Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Sieur Du Breint, who landed in Acadia in 1636

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