Origins Available: English
The origins of the Brennde name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It comes from when the family lived in Staffordshire.
Early Origins of the Brennde family
The surname Brennde was first found in Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Brennde family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brennde 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 Brennde History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Brennde Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Brennde were recorded, including Brend, Brende, Brennde, Breand, Breande and others.
Early Notables of the Brennde 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 Brennde Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Brennde family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Brennde family emigrate to North America: William Brend who arrived in Boston in 1657 and William Brend in America in 1664.