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Brunette History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English, Scottish


Early Origins of the Brunette family


The surname Brunette was first found in Berwickshire where they were recorded as a family of great antiquity seated at Faringdon where they held a manor and estates in that shire. The earliest record was of Robert Burnett in 1128. Later, an Alexander Burnard or Burnett went north with King Robert I and acquired lands in the forest of Drum. He was also granted the barony of Tulliboyll in Kincardine. Roger Burnard, his successor, had four sons, Goufrid, Ralph, Walter, and Richard. Crathes Castle is the family seat; it dates from 1553, and contains some extraordinary 16th century painted ceilings.

Early History of the Brunette family


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Another 222 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1208, 1643, 1715, 1615, 1684, 1663, 1664, 1664, 1669, 1674, 1669, 1679, 1684, 1688, 1729, 1720, 1728, 1728 and are included under the topic Early Brunette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Brunette Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Burnett, Burnet, Burnatt, Burnat and others.

Early Notables of the Brunette family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Alexander Burnard of the barony of Tulliboyll. Alexander Burnet (1615-1684), a Scottish clergyman, Bishop of Aberdeen (1663-1664), Archbishop of Glasgow...
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Migration of the Brunette family to Ireland


Some of the Brunette family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Brunette family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brunette Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Marie Louise Brunette, aged 23, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Brunette (post 1700)


  • Justin Thomas Brunette (b. 1975), American former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Manuel Brunette, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Brown County 1st District, 1902 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Emanuel F. Brunette, American Democrat politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly, 1929-30; Member of Wisconsin State Senate 2nd District, 1933-36; Defeated, 1936 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Andrew Brunette (b. 1973), Canadian professional ice hockey left winger

The Brunette 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: Virescit vulnere virtus
Motto Translation: Courage grows stronger at the wound.


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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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