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Broda Early Origins



The surname Broda was first found in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. Wolczyn was the seat of the Czartoryski family. The Broda surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Broda Spelling Variations


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Broda Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bradica, Bradtke, Bradacice, Brodeeki, Brada, Bradac, Bradaty, Broda and many more.

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Broda Early History


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Broda Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broda research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 171 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Broda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Broda Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Broda Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Broda 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: Gallus Brada, who arrived in New York city in 1856; Christof Brada, who arrived in New York city in 1883; Ivan Bradica, who was on record in Kansas in 1894.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Broda (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Broda (post 1700)



  • Robert F. Broda Jr., American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1996; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1996, 2000
  • Joseph J. Broda, American politician, Mayor of Lisle, Illinois; Elected 2009
  • Frederick M. Broda, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Broda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Broda 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 1 February 2016 at 08:59.

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