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Early Origins of the Brem family

The surname Brem was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They held a family seat at Nuremburg. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Brem family

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Brem Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Brem, Breme, Breem and others.

Early Notables of the Brem family

Prominent among members of the name Brem in this period include

  • the Brem family of Bavaria

United States Brem migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brem Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Cleer Brem, who settled in Virginia in 1636
Brem Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Henrich Brem, who settled in Philadelphia in 1740
  • Heinrich Brem, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740 1
  • Georg Christophel Brem, who settled in Philadelphia in 1751
Brem Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alfred Brem, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906 1
  • Anna Brem, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854

Contemporary Notables of the name Brem (post 1700) +

  • Travis Brem, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1952 2
  • Rachel Brem, Assistant Professor of Genetics and Development at the University of California
  • Dr. Henry Brem, Director of Neurosurgery, Harvey Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Oncology and Ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins University

  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. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from on Facebook