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Brixy Early Origins



The surname Brixy was first found in Silesia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. The name is said to derive from Saint Briccius.

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Brixy Spelling Variations


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Brixy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brix, Bricks, Bricker, Brickert, Brixe, Brixen, Brixel and many more.

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Brixy Early History


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Brixy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brixy research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1732, 1771, and 1836 are included under the topic Early Brixy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brixy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brixy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brixy 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 or some of its variants were: Hans Peter Bricker, who came to Philadelphia in 1738 at the age of 32; as did Nicolaus Bricker in 1749; and Franz Bricker in 1743. Jacob Brickert arrived in Pennsylvania with his wife and family in 1750..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Brixy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brixy 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 16 January 2014 at 14:44.

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