Brinckman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Brinckman 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 Brinckman family

The surname Brinckman 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 Brinckman family

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Brinckman 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 Brinckman family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Brinckman family

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.



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