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McBrayer Early Origins



The surname McBrayer was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat as one of the prominent Border Clans defending the Scottish border in the west marches. They are said to have the longest and most honorable connection with border life.

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McBrayer Spelling Variations


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McBrayer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacBriar, McBriar, MacBrair, McBrair, MacBraire, McBraire, MacBriare, McBriare, Briar, Brier, Brire, Briars, Briers, Brires, Braires, Brares, Braire, Brair, MacBrare, McBrare, Brare, MacBrar, McBrar, Brar, MacBrayr, McBrayr, MacBrayre, McBrayre, McBryar, MacBryar, MacBray, McBray, MacBrire, McBrire, MacBrier and many more.

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McBrayer Early History


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McBrayer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McBrayer research. Another 247 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1384, 1469, 1473, 1502, 1503, 1504, 1548, 1579, 1590, and 1630 are included under the topic Early McBrayer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McBrayer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McBrayer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McBrayer 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:

McBrayer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles Evans McBrayer, aged 33, who settled in Shelby, N. c., in 1916

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Contemporary Notables of the name McBrayer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McBrayer (post 1700)



  • William David McBrayer (b. 1950), American film and television producer and writer
  • W. Terry McBrayer (b. 1937), American Democrat lobbyist, attorney, and former politician
  • Odell Lavon McBrayer (1930-2008), American attorney, and Republican candidate
  • Jody McBrayer (b. 1970), American singer/songwriter
  • Jack McBrayer (b. 1973), American Emmy nominated actor and comedian
  • W. Terry McBrayer, American Democrat politician, Elected Kentucky State House of Representatives 98th District 1973; Candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1979
  • Sandra McBrayer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996
  • John M. McBrayer, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 9th District, 1854-55
  • James A. McBrayer, American politician, Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    2. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    11. ...

    The McBrayer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McBrayer 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 1 February 2017 at 16:24.

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