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Multiple Origins for the Surname Brownlow


English


Brownlow Early Origins



The surname Brownlow was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Brownlow Spelling Variations


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Brownlow Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brownlow, Brownloe, Brownlo, Brownlaw, Brownlowe and others.

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Brownlow Early History


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Brownlow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brownlow research. Another 309 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1551, 1190, 1550, 1455, 1487, 1595, 1666, 1659, 1697, 1689, 1668, 1665, 1701, 1698, 1698, 1690, 1754, 1701 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Brownlow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brownlow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brownlow Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir William Brownlow, 1st Baronet ( c. 1595-1666), an English politician and barrister; Sir John Brownlow, 3rd Baronet (1659-1697), an English Member of Parliament for Grantham in 1689, High Sheriff of Lincolnshire in 1668; Sir...

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brownlow 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brownlow Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Brownlow arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Anglia" in 1851
  • Catherine Brownlow, aged 25, a farm servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Admiral Boxer"
  • John Henry Brownlow, aged 22, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Nabob"
  • John Brownlow, aged 20, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Carnatic"
  • Bridget Brownlow, aged 16, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Carnatic"

Brownlow Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charlotte Brownlow, aged 20, a servant, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brownlow (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brownlow (post 1700)



  • Louis Brownlow (1879-1963), American author, political scientist, and consultant in the area of public administration
  • Kevin Brownlow (b. 1938), English filmmaker, film historian, television documentary-maker, and author
  • William George Edward Brownlow (1902-1984), Politician, 4th Baron Brownlow
  • Charles Brownlow (1795-1847), Irish politician, created 1st Baron Lurgan of Lurgan, County Armagh, in 1893

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Esse quam videri
Motto Translation: To be, rather than to seem.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Brownlow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brownlow 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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