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Brother Early Origins



The surname Brother was first found in Oxfordshire, 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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Brother Spelling Variations


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Brother Spelling Variations



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

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Brother Early History


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Brother Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brother research. Another 278 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1273 is included under the topic Early Brother History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brother Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brother Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brother Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brother In Ireland


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Brother In Ireland



Some of the Brother family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Brother Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Emanuel Brother, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1761 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Brother Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Brother who arrived in Philadelphia in 1833
  • George Brother, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1838

Brother Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Brother, aged 18, who arrived in Montreal in 1659

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brother (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brother (post 1700)



  • Valentine Brother, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Ontario County, 1809-10, 1811-12, 1819-20
  • Charles S. Brother, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Ontario County 1st District, 1848

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  5. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  6. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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The Brother Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brother 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 13 October 2015 at 10:43.

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