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Brink History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Dutch , German , Irish


The Brink surname is of topographic origin, deriving from the Middle Low German word "brinc," which referred to a raised meadow among the low-lying marshlands. No doubt the first bearers of this name lived or worked on a such a piece of land.


Early Origins of the Brink family


The surname Brink was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. One early record is of a Johann Brinkeman, resident of Barth, Pomerania in the year 1334.

Early History of the Brink family


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Brink Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Brinkerhoff, Brinckerhoff, Brinkahoff, Brinkirhoff, Brinker, Brinkman, Brinckman, Brinck, van den Brinck, Vane ten Brinck, Van den Brink, Brink, Brinks and many more.

Early Notables of the Brink family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Brink family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brink Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Lambert Huybertse Brink, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1620-1664 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Lambert Huybense Brink, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1620-1664 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Lambert Huvbertse Brink, who arrived in New Netherlands between the years 1620-1664

Brink Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Brink, who settled in Maryland in 1719
  • Peter Brink, who arrived in New York in 1754
  • Peter Brink, who landed in New York, NY in 1754 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Brink Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jan Van Brink, who arrived at Philadelphia in 1802
  • Harman Henry Brink, who arrived in New York in 1838
  • Jos Martin Brink, who arrived in America in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Roelof Brink, aged 25, who landed in New York, NY in 1846 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Carl Brink, who arrived at Galveston, Texas in 1847l
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brink Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Axel Brink, who landed in Chile in 1906 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Brink (post 1700)


  • Brigadier-General Francis Gerard Brink (1893-1952), American Chief of Operations, South-East Asia Command (1944-1945) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, November 3) Francis Brink. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Brink/Francis_Gerard/USA.html
  • Simon Brink, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Woodstock, Illinois, 1891-96 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert H. Brink, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008; Member of Virginia State House of Delegates 48th District; Elected 2011 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John L. Brink, American politician, Village President of River Forest, Illinois, 1935-42 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Mrs. John Brink, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1960 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George M. Brink, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Ulster County 1st District, 1891-92; Postmaster at Kingston, New York, 1898-1902 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edward H. Brink, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Earl R. Brink, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Broome County 2nd District, 1929, 1931 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ben Brink, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1994, 1996 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • A. J. Brink, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 8th District, 1915-16 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, November 3) Francis Brink. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Brink/Francis_Gerard/USA.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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