Brunt Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History

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Brunt Coat of Arms Meaning

The main device (symbol) in the Brunt blazon is the infuld. The two main tinctures (colors) are argent and gules.

Argent is the heraldic metal Silver and is usually shown as very pure white. It is also known more poetically as pearl, moon (or luna) 1Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P53. In a sketch or drawing it is represented by plain, unmarked paper 2A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1847, P11.

Red in heraldry is given the name Gules, sometimes said to be the “martyr’s colour”3The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P36. The colour is also associated with Mars, the red planet, and the zodiacal sign Aries 4Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P53. Later heralds of a more poetical nature would sometimes refer to the colour as ruby, after the precious stone.5A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P77.

The cap, also known as infula/infuld appears in many forms, as charges on the shield, as part of the costume of various characters and in the crest. To determine the exact pattern of headwear more detail is normally given. 6A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:cap

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Origin, Meaning and Family History of the Brunt Name

Brunt Origin:

England

Origins of Brunt:

This unusual surname of English origin is either a geographical name for a person who resided in a part of the ground that had been cleared by fire, acquiring from the Middle English “brent” “burnt”, or a regional name from one of the regions in Devon and Somerset so named from the Old English pre 7th Century “brant” which means “sharp” or from the early British (the extinct Celtic language of the old Britons) “brant” which means “slope” or “high place”. Finally, it can be a byname or a nickname for a prisoner who had been disgraced. The surname is sometimes dated back to the early 13th Century. More documented recordings are for one Robert de Brente (1269) “Assize Rolls of Somerset” and Thomas de Brente (1273) “The Premium Rolls of Cambridgeshire.” Differentiation in the style of the spelling such as Brand, Brind, etc.. Magdalin Brunt married John Williamson at St. Dunstan, London in September 1580, and Susan, daughter of Robert Brunt, named at St. John Hackney, London in August 1608. One Edward Burnt sailed to Barbados in January 1634.

Variations:

More common variations are: Brunet, Brount, Bryunt, Braunt, Brunty, Brunot, Brunat, Brundt, Brunit.

England:

The very first recording spelling of the family was shown to be that of Fulco de Brent, dated about 1216, in the “History of Norfolk.” It was during the time of King Henry III who was known to be the “The Frenchman,” dated 1216 – 1272. The origin of surnames during this period became a necessity with the introduction of personal taxation. It came to be known as Poll Tax in England.

Ireland:

Many of the people with surname Brunt had moved to Ireland during the 17th century.

United States of America:

Individuals with the surname Brunt landed in the United States in three different centuries respectively in the 17th, 18th, and 19th. Some of the people with the name Brunt who arrived in the United States in the 17th century included Margaret Brunt, who landed in Maryland in 1656. Milka Brunt, who landed in Maryland in 1665. Edward Brunt, who landed in Maryland in 1665.

People with the surname Brunt who landed in the United States in the 18th century included George Brunt, who arrived in America in 1765. Frederick Brunt and Fredericka Brunt, both arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the same year 1792.

The following century saw much more Brunt surnames arrive. Some of the people with the surname Brunt who arrived in the United States in the 19th century included Ralph Brunt, who arrived in New York in 1822. Robert Brunt, who landed in New York, NY in 1827. Thomas Brunt, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1832. S Brunt, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1860. Richard Brunt, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) Division, Pennsylvania in 1875.

Australia:

Some of the individuals with the surname Brunt who landed in Australia in the 19th century included John Brunt, an English prisoner from Staffordshire, who shifted aboard the “Agincourt” in July 1844, settling in Van Diemen’s Land, Australia.

Here is the population distribution of the last name Brunt: England 3,323; United States 2,250; Australia 665; Canada 613; Netherlands 452; Argentina 403; South Africa 292; New Zealand 282; Wales 192; Northern Ireland 155.

Notable People:

Christopher “Chris” Brunt was born in December 1984. He is a Northern Irish professional football player who plays for and is the vice-captain of Premier League Club West Bromwich Albion.

Sir David Brunt, KBE, FRS (June 1886–February 1965) was a Welsh forecaster. He was Professor of Meteorology at Imperial College, London from the year 1934 to 1952.

Dominic Adam Brunt was born in April in the year 1970. He is a British actor and manager, famous for his performance in ITV’s Emmerdale as vet Paddy Kirk.

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

Ar. an infuld (cap) embowed at the end gu. turned up in form of a chapeau and engr. with a button and tassel on the top or.

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1. Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P53
2. A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1847, P11
3. The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P36
4. Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P53
5. A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P77
6. A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:cap