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Where did the German Prucha family come from? What is the German Prucha family crest and coat of arms? When did the Prucha family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Prucha family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Prokopp, Prokop, Prokopf, Procop, Prockop, Procoff, Brokopp, Brokopf, Brokof, Brocuff, Proksch, Broksch, Prokusch, Prokesch, Brokesch, Brockhof and many more.
First found in Silesia, where the family established itself in ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prucha research. Another 193 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1447, 1532, 1719, 1794, 1797, and 1864 are included under the topic Early Prucha History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 34 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Prucha Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrew Broksch and Anna Elizabeth, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1743; Theresa Brockhoff, who arrived in Texas in 1846; Henry Brockhoff, who settled in Minnesota in 1853.
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: Ex oriente lux
Motto Translation: the direction of sunrise
The Prucha Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prucha 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.
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