Brainerd Family History & Genealogy
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Brainerd Surname History
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Brainerd Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Brainerd is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Brainerd may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Brainerd Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Brainerd come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Brainerd are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Brainerd Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Brainerd were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Brainerd. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Brainerd surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Brainerd vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over the years.
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Brainerd Family Tree
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- Fannie Brainerd(Hayter)
- Helen Brainerd (Mongar)
- Ralph Brainerd
- Jerusha Brainerd Shaylor
- Phineas Brainard Brainerd 1720 - ?
- Jerusha Towner Brainerd
- Joshua Brainerd
- Calvin Brainerd Wingett
- James Brainerd Scott 1837 - 1863
- Mary Brainerd 1700 - 1770