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Briegel Early Origins



The surname Briegel was first found in Silesia, where the name could be considered to make a great early contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever-changing territorial profile. The name is derived from Brieg, a town on the left bank of the Oder river. It was annexed by Austria in 1675, and then by the Prussians in 1742.

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Briegel Spelling Variations


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Briegel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brieg, Briege, Brieger, Briegel, Briegener, Briegner, Brigge and many more.

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Briegel Early History


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Briegel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Briegel research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1369, 1626, 1712 and 1696 are included under the topic Early Briegel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Briegel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Briegel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Briegel 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:

Briegel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Georg Briegel, who came to New York in 1710-11
  • Georg Briegel, who landed in New York, NY in 1710

Briegel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adam Briegel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Nicholas Briegel came to Philadelphia in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Briegel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Briegel (post 1700)



  • Hans Adolf Briegel (b. 1928), from Stuttgart, who became a prominent American executive and vice-president of an insurance company
  • Eva Briegel (b. 1978), German musician and pop singer
  • Hans-Peter Briegel (b. 1955), German football player and manager

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Briegel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Briegel 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 September 2013 at 09:40.

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