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Bavaria, Germany is the ancestral home of the ancestors of the Brodowski family name. The Brodowski surname is derived from the German word "brot," which means "bread," and was originally an occupational name for a person who baked or sold bread. As a surname it was often combined with suffixes such as "mann." Brotbacher means a baker of bread.

Brodowski Early Origins



The surname Brodowski was first found in Bavaria, where this family name was associated with significant developments in the district from ancient times.

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Brodowski Spelling Variations


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Brodowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brot, Brote, Brott, Brotte, Braut, Braute, Brautt, Brautte, Brotts, Brotz, Brots, Brodt, Brot, von Brodt and many more.

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Brodowski Early History


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Brodowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brodowski research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Brodowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brodowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brodowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brodowski 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: William Brotts who arrived in Virginia in 1665; J. Brott who settled in San Francisco in 1850; Peter Brotz who arrived in America with his family in 1852.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brodowski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brodowski (post 1700)



  • Stanley Brodowski, American Republican politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 12th District, 1948
  • Edmund Z. Brodowski, American politician, U.S. Consul in Solingen, 1898

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Brodowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brodowski 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 09:04.

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