Brobert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The distinguished surname Brobert is of Welsh origin, and is derived from the Welsh patronymic name "Ap-Robert," which means "a son of Robert." The distinctive Welsh patronymic prefix "ab" or "ap," means "son of," but the prefix has been assimilated into the surname over the course of time.
Early Origins of the Brobert family
The surname Brobert was first found in at Pant Glas near the village of Trelleck, county of Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy), where Thomas ap Robert (d. 1536), son of Robert ap Jenkins (d. 1509), gentleman usher of King Henry VII was found. Thomas' son Walter was the first to bear the Brobert surname. Another early reference finds the family name at Chirk, on the Welsh border.
Early History of the Brobert family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brobert research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1570, 1646, 1632, 1629, 1617, 1677, 1661, 1677, 1645, 1719, 1663, 1664 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Brobert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Brobert Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Probert, Probbert, Propert, Proput, Probutt, Probat, Probart, Proppert, Rotpert, Rotperd, Brobert, Bropert, Broppert, Probat and many more.
Early Notables of the Brobert family (pre 1700)
Prominent amongst the family during the late Middle Ages was Sir George Probert (c.1617-1677), Welsh politician from Pant Glas, Raglan, Monmouthshire, Member of the Parliament of England for Monmouth Boroughs from 1661 to 1677. His son, Henry Probert (1645-1719?) was a Welsh anti-Catholic activist and politician. He...
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Migration of the Brobert family to Ireland
Some of the Brobert family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 50 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Brobert migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Brobert Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Just Brobert, who landed in New York in 1709 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)