The origins of the Brind name come from when the Anglo-Saxon
tribes ruled over Britain. The name Brind was originally derived from a family having lived in any one of a number of similarly named settlements. Bramham and Braham were found in the West Riding of Yorkshire
and Brantham was found in Suffolk
. Braham Hall was in Essex
, as was Bream's Farm.
Early Origins of the Brind family
The surname Brind was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Brind family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brind research.Another 463 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1379, 1500, 1600, 1751, 1602, 1681, 1660, 1718, 1707 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Brind History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Brind Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Brind include Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.
Early Notables of the Brind family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Johannes de Brame, a prominent 14th century landholder in Yorkshire; Sir Arnold Braemes (1602-1681), an English merchant and politician who sat... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brind Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Brind family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Francis Bramham who arrived in Virginia 1756.
Contemporary Notables of the name Brind (post 1700)
- Bryony Brind (1960-2015), English Royal Ballet principal dancer
Historic Events for the Brind family
- Mr. Max Brind (1921-1941), Australian Able Seaman from Denman, New South Wales, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II and died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp