The name Browary is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name was given to a person who was a brewer. The surname Browary is derived from the Old English word brewere,
which in turn comes from the Old English word breowan,
which means to brew.
However, the name may also be derived from residence in the place called Bruer in Lincolnshire
, the settlement of Bruera in Cheshire
, or even the place called Bruyère in Calvados, Normandy
. The name of the Norman settlement is derived from the Old French word bruière,
which means heath,
while the names of the English settlements are translated from the Old English word hæth,
which has the equivalent meaning.
Early Origins of the Browary family
The surname Browary was first found in Cambridgeshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Browary family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Browary research.Another 367 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Browary History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Browary Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Browary family name include Brewery, Brewerie, Bruere, Brewerry, Brewary, Bruerey, Bruerie and many more.
Early Notables of the Browary family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Browary family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name Browary or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.