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Briegner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Briegner family


The surname Briegner 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.

Early History of the Briegner family


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Briegner Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Briegner family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Briegner family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Briegner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Gottlieb Briegner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1740

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