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Early Origins of the Bren family

The surname Bren was first found in Saxony, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic, and political affairs.

Early History of the Bren family

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Bren Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Brenn, Bren, Brene, Brenne, Brehn, Brehnn and many more.

Early Notables of the Bren family (pre 1700)

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United States Bren migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bren Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Martin Bren, who landed in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1842 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Bren (post 1700) +

  • Donald L. Bren, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972 [2]

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from on Facebook