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Broweray is an Anglo-Saxon name. The name was originally given to a brewer. The surname Broweray 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.

Broweray Early Origins



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

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Broweray Early History


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Broweray Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broweray research. Another 367 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Broweray History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Broweray Spelling Variations


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Broweray Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Broweray has appeared include Brewery, Brewerie, Bruere, Brewerry, Brewary, Bruerey, Bruerie and many more.

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Broweray Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Broweray Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Broweray Notables 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



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Broweray arrived in North America very early: a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.

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