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Bavaria, Germany is the ancestral home of the ancestors of the Brodsky family name. The Brodsky 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.

Brodsky Early Origins



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

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Brodsky Spelling Variations


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Brodsky 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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Brodsky Early History


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Brodsky Early History



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

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Brodsky Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brodsky Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brodsky 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 Brodsky (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brodsky (post 1700)



  • Rubin Brodsky, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948; Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1954
  • Richard Louis Brodsky (b. 1946), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly 86th District, 1983-; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984, 2000
  • Louis B. Brodsky, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1930
  • John E. Brodsky, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 8th District, 1880-82, 1891; Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1882
  • Carl Brodsky, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly, 1931, 1933, 1934; Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1932

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Brodsky Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brodsky 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 18 December 2016 at 12:55.

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