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Brem Early Origins



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.

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Brem Spelling Variations


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Brem Spelling Variations



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

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Brem Early History


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Brem Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brem research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brem History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brem Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brem Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brem Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Cleer Brem, who came to Virginia in 1636

Brem Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henrich Brem, who came to Philadelphia in 1740
  • Heinrich Brem, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • 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
  • Anna Brem, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brem (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brem (post 1700)



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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Brem Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brem 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.

    This page was last modified on 1 February 2016 at 10:23.

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