Origins Available: English
The name Brende is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Staffordshire.
Early Origins of the Brende family
The surname Brende was first found in Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Brende family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brende 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 Brende History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Brende Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Brende has been spelled many different ways, including Brend, Brende, Brennde, Breand, Breande and others.
Early Notables of the Brende 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 Brende Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Brende family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Brendes to arrive in North America: William Brend who arrived in Boston in 1657 and William Brend in America in 1664.