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Brocas Early Origins



The surname Brocas was first found in Guyenne, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Guyen and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Brocas Spelling Variations


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Brocas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brocas, Brokas, Brokaw, Brogas, Brogaw, Broces and others.

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Brocas Early History


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Brocas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brocas research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brocas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brocas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brocas Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brocas 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 were:

Brocas Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Brocas who settled in Virginia 1642
  • Georg Brocas, who landed in Virginia in 1642
  • George, Tabitha and John Brocas settled in Virginia in 1650
  • John Brocas, who arrived in Virginia in 1651
  • John Brocas settled in Virginia in 1651
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brocas Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Brocas settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1766

Brocas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M Brocas, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brocas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brocas (post 1700)



  • Henry Brocas (1762-1837), Irish landscape painter and as a drawing-master in the Dublin schools
  • Isabelle Brocas, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Brocas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brocas 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 15 February 2016 at 17:08.

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