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The name Brounesmyth is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It was originally a name for someone who worked as a worker in copper and brass. The surname Brounesmyth is derived from the Old English words brun, which means brown, and refers to the color of the metals used, and smith, which means smith.

Brounesmyth Early Origins



The surname Brounesmyth was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Brounesmyth Spelling Variations


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Brounesmyth Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Brounesmyth are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Brounesmyth include Brownsmith, Brounesmyth, Brounsmyth, Bronesmyth, Bronsmyth and many more.

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Brounesmyth Early History


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Brounesmyth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brounesmyth research. Another 387 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1327, 1349, 1369, 1379, 1447, 1559, 1581, 1694 and 1550 are included under the topic Early Brounesmyth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brounesmyth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brounesmyth Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brounesmyth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Brounesmyth or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Brounesmyth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brounesmyth 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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