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Briones Early Origins



The surname Briones was first found in Roxburghshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Briones Spelling Variations


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Briones Spelling Variations



In Medieval times, spelling and translation were not nearly so highly developed as today. They were generally carried out according to the sound and intuition of the bearer. For that reason spelling variations are extremely common among early Scottish names. Briones has been spelled Bryden, Briden, Brydin, Bridyne, Brydyne, Brydon, Bridane, Brydone and many more.

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Briones Early History


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Briones Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Briones research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1400, 1600, 1527 and 1590 are included under the topic Early Briones History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Briones Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Briones Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Briones 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



Unrest, poverty, and persecution caused thousands to look for opportunity and freedom in the North American colonies. The crossing was long, overcrowded, and unsanitary, though, and came only at great expense. Many Strathclyde families settled on the east coast of North America in communities that would form the backbone of what would become the great nations of the United States and Canada. The American War of Independence caused those who remained loyal to England to move north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In the 20th century, Strathclyde and other Scottish families across North America began to recover their collective heritage through highland games and Clan societies. Among them:

Briones Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bernardino Briones, who landed in America in 1814
  • Hernando De Briones, who landed in Florida in 1838
  • Martin Briones, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Antonio Briones, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1898

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Contemporary Notables of the name Briones (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Briones (post 1700)



  • H. Manuel Briones, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972
  • Dolores Briones, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 16th District, 1996; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000
  • David Briones (b. 1943), American politician, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas, 1994-
  • Julio Briones (b. 1975), Ecuador football midfielder
  • Leonor Magtolis Briones, Filipino Professor Emeritus of Public Administration at the National College of Public Administration & Governance (1998-2001)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    6. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    7. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Briones Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Briones 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.

    This page was last modified on 11 December 2015 at 14:24.

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