Broders History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Broders family

The surname Broders was first found in Oxfordshire, where the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list William le Brother as holding lands there at that time. He is considered to be the first recorded entry for the family. [1]

A short time later, Thomas le Bruther and John Brother were both listed in Somerset, 1 Edward III (during the first year of King Edward III's reign.) [2]

Early History of the Broders family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broders research. Another 88 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Broders History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Broders Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Broder, Brothers, Brother, Broders, Broaders, Broathers, Broather and many more.

Early Notables of the Broders family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Broders family to Ireland

Some of the Broders family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Broders family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Brother who arrived in Philadelphia in 1833; followed by George in 1838. John Brothers arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682; Elizabeth, James, John, Thomas, and Walter Brothers all arrived in Pennsylvania between 1826 and 1866..



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Dickinson, F.H., Kirby's Quest for Somerset of 16th of Edward the 3rd London: Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St, Martin's Lane, 1889. Print.


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