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Brenaman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The original Gaelic form of Brenaman was O Branagain, derived from bran, which means raven.

Early Origins of the Brenaman family


The surname Brenaman was first found in the counties of Armagh and Monaghan (Irish: Muineachán) located in the Northern part of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Ulster, and were a part of the Cenel Eoghain (Clann Owen) one of the important septs (clanns) who are descended from Eoghan (Owen) son of Niall of the Nine Hostages, perhaps the greatest of all Irish General Kings whose history makes King Arthur's romances pale.

Early History of the Brenaman family


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Brenaman Spelling Variations


People who were accounted for by scribes and church officials often had their name recorded many different ways because pronunciation was the only guide those scribes and church officials had to go by. This resulted in the problem of one person's name being recorded under several different variations, creating the illusion of more than one person. Among the many spelling variations of the surname Brenaman that are preserved in archival documents are Branagan, Branigan, Brangan, Brangen, Branghan, Branikan, Brankin, Brannagan, Brannahan, Brannaghan, Brannaghin, Brannigan, Braendigan, Brandigan, O'Branagan and many more.

Early Notables of the Brenaman family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Brenaman family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brenaman Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Brenaman, who arrived in Canada in 1831

Contemporary Notables of the name Brenaman (post 1700)


  • James F. Brenaman, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Alexandria, Indiana, 1897-1906 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. N. Brenaman, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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