Jane Bright

Female26 August 1750–about 1780

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Bright was born on 26 August 1750, in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bright, was 39 and her mother, Joan Berriman, was 40. She died about 1780, in her hometown, at the age of 31.

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William Bright
Joan Berriman
Elizabeth Bright
Edith Bright
Elizabeth Bright
Mary Bright
Grace Bright
William Bright
Joan Bright
Grace Buttell
Jane Bright
1750–about 1780
John Bright
Andrew Bright

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    Name Meaning

    English: usually a nickname from Middle English bright ‘bright, good-looking, fresh-faced’ (Old English beorht ‘bright, shining’).

    English: perhaps occasionally from an unrecorded Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Briht, Beorht, from a short form of any of several Old English personal names of which beorht was the first element, such as Beorhtrīc ‘bright’ + ‘powerful’. Compare Bert .

    Americanized form of German Brecht .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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