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The surname Brothers 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Broder, Brothers, Brother, Broders, Broaders, Broathers, Broather and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brothers research. Another 278 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1273 is included under the topic Early Brothers History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Brothers Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Brothers 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.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Brothers Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Brothers, who arrived in Maryland in 1664
- Dennis Brothers, who landed in Maryland in 1678
- John Brothers arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682
Brothers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Sarni Brothers, who landed in Virginia in 1701
- Sarah Brothers, who landed in Virginia in 1701
Brothers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- William Brothers, aged 7, arrived in New York, NY in 1803
- Charlotte Brothers, aged 26, landed in New York, NY in 1803
- Saml Brothers, aged 12, arrived in New York, NY in 1803
- Samuel Brothers, aged 12, landed in New York, NY in 1803
- Mary Brothers, aged 19, arrived in New York, NY in 1803
Brothers Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Mr. Joseph Brothers U.E who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1783
- Mr. William Brothers U.E who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1783
Brothers Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Catherine Henebery Brothers, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1843
- Stacey Brothers, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Auburn, Washington, 2001
- Richard Brothers, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 2008
- Lyman R. Brothers, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1944
- Harry Francis Brothers (d. 1971), American politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Washtenaw County 2nd District, 1944; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1956
- Gladys S. Brothers, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936
- Edward Brothers, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1962
- Edith Brothers, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980
- Jim Brothers (1941-2013), American figurative sculptor
- Joyce Brothers (1928-2013), American pop psychologist, columnist, author, lecturer, and radio personality
- Kerry Brothers Jr. (b. 1970), multi-Grammy Award-winning American songwriter and record producer
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- Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
- Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
- Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
- Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
- Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
The Brothers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brothers 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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