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Brennecke Early Origins



The surname Brennecke was first found in Swabia, where the name Brandeck 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 branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Brennecke Spelling Variations


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Brennecke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brandeck, Brandecke, Brandekke, Brandeche, Branddeck, Branddecke, Brandeker, Branddekke, Branddeche, Brendecke, Brennecke, Brennecker, Brenneke, Braeneck, Braendecke, Braendekke, Braendeche, Braenddeck, Braenddecke, Braendeker, Braenddekke and many more.

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Brennecke Early History


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Brennecke Early History



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

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Brennecke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brennecke Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brennecke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brennecke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Brennecke who arrived in Long Island in 1780
  • Heinrich Brennecke, who arrived in Long Island in 1780
  • Johann Brennecke, who landed in America in 1783
  • Joh Christ Brennecke, who landed in America in 1783
  • Johann Brennecke who was recorded as arriving in America in 1783

Brennecke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gottlieb Brennecke who arrived in America in 1853
  • Gottlieb Brennecke, who landed in America in 1853

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brennecke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brennecke (post 1700)



  • Wilhelm Brennecke (1918-1998), German Luftwaffe bomber pilot during World War II, awarded of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Kurt Brennecke (1891-1982), Lower Saxony-born, German General der Infanterie during World War II, Commander of the XXXXIII, Armeekorps, awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Joachim Brennecke (1919-2011), German stage and film actor; known for his roles in Nazi propaganda films during World War II
  • Günther Brennecke (b. 1927), German former field hockey player at the 1952 and 1956 Summer Olympics; he won a bronze medal at the latter Olympics

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
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    The Brennecke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brennecke 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 20 April 2016 at 08:21.

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