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Early Origins of the Broegger family

The surname Broegger was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Broegger family

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Broegger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bruggen, Brugghen, Bruggere, Brugglire and others.

Early Notables of the Broegger family

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United States Broegger migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Broegger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Eva Broegger, (nee Guenke ),who arrived in Texas in 1846 aboard the ship "Friedrich"
  • Jon Broegger, who arrived in Texas in 1846 aboard the ship "Friedrich"
  • Jos Broegger, who arrived in Texas in 1846 aboard the ship "Friedrich"
  • Bernhardine Broegger, (nee Hermes ), who arrived in Texas in 1846 aboard the ship "Friedrich"
  • Mr. Casper Broegger, German who arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1846 aboard the ship "Friedrich"
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Contemporary Notables of the name Broegger (post 1700) +

  • Henry Broegger, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896 [1]


  1. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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