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Brinckerhoff History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Brinckerhoff surname is of topographic origin, deriving from the Middle Low German word "brinc," which referred to a raised meadow among the low-lying marshlands. No doubt the first bearers of this name lived or worked on a such a piece of land.

Early Origins of the Brinckerhoff family


The surname Brinckerhoff was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. One early record is of a Johann Brinkeman, resident of Barth, Pomerania in the year 1334.

Early History of the Brinckerhoff family


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Brinckerhoff Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Brinkerhoff, Brinckerhoff, Brinkahoff, Brinkirhoff, Brinker, Brinkman, Brinckman, Brinck, van den Brinck, Vane ten Brinck, Van den Brink, Brink, Brinks and many more.

Early Notables of the Brinckerhoff family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Brinckerhoff family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Lambert Huvbertse Brink, who arrived in New Netherlands between the years 1620-1664; Joris Brinkerhoff, who was on record in New York in 1638; Jacob Brink, who came to Maryland in 1719.

Contemporary Notables of the name Brinckerhoff (post 1700)


  • Peter C. Brinckerhoff (b. 1952), American author, trainer and consultant
  • Peter Brinckerhoff, American television soap opera director
  • Burton "Burt" Field Brinckerhoff (b. 1936), American actor, director, and producer best known for directing the WB television series 7th Heaven from 1996 to 2002
  • Henry M. Brinckerhoff (b. 1925), American pioneering highway engineer, co-founder of Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Burt Brinckerhoff (b. 1936), American actor and director
  • H. R. Brinckerhoff, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1944 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George H. Brinckerhoff, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Cayuga County, 1832-33 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George A. Brinckerhoff, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Matanzas, 1897-98 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dirck Brinckerhoff, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Dutchess County, 1777-80, 1781-82, 1783-87 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Derick A. Brinckerhoff, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Dutchess County, 1808-09 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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