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Multiple Origins for the Surname Brenner


German


The distinguished surname Brenner was first found in Basel.

Brenner Early Origins



The surname Brenner was first found in Basel, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Brenner Spelling Variations


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Brenner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brenner, Brener, Brehnner, Brehner, Brenerr and many more.

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Brenner Early History


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Brenner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brenner research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 181 and 1819 are included under the topic Early Brenner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brenner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brenner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brenner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brenner Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Brenner, who landed in Virginia in 1666

Brenner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Han Casper Brenner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Hans Caspar Brenner, who came to Philadelphia in 1733
  • Hans Gerhardt Brenner came to Philadelphia in 1738
  • Maria Barbara Brenner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Philip Adam Brenner, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brenner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Chri Brenner, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Elizabeth Brenner arrived in Barnstable, Massachusetts in 1822 at the age of 24
  • Margaret Brenner, aged 30, landed in America in 1822
  • Miss Brenner, who arrived in Brazil in 1825
  • Philipp Karl Brenner, who arrived in Brazil in 1827
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brenner Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Adolf Brenner, aged 57, arrived in Canada in 1870

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brenner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brenner (post 1700)



  • Barbara Brenner (1952-2013), American health activist, Executive Director of Breast Cancer Action (19932010)
  • David Brenner (1936-2014), American standup comedian, actor, author, and filmmaker, the most frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
  • Judson Brenner, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912
  • John Lewis Brenner (1832-1906), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1897-1901
  • Jacob Brenner, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920; Chair of Kings County Republican Party, 1910
  • George A. Brenner, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1950, 1952; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952
  • Eugene J. Brenner, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960
  • Charles E. Brenner (b. 1838), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Saginaw County 2nd District, 1893-94
  • Benjamin Brenner, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1938; Defeated (American Labor), 1938; American Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1940
  • Kira Brenner, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2008
  • ... (Another 18 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Brenner


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Suggested Readings for the name Brenner



  • Brenner-Brenner: A Genealogical Study of the Brenner Family from Goldingen in Kurland by Albert Gerard Gluckman.

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Brenner Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Brenner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brenner Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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