is the ancestral home of the Broennenmayr family. The Broennenmayr surname evolved as a local
name for a family that lived in Bavaria
. The name Broennenmayr is a compound name, composed of the elements Brunner
, which each have different origins. The portion Brunn is a baptismal name meaning "the descendant of Brune". Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old German word brunno
, which means natural spring or well. Broennenmayr was also a local name and was given to a person who lived near a spring or well.
Early Origins of the Broennenmayr family
The surname Broennenmayr was first found in Bavaria
, where the name Brunnenmayr made a great early contribution to the feudal
society of early Europe. The name Brunnenmayr became prominent in local
affairs and branched into many houses where family members continued to play important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts which resulted as each group sought to maximize its power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.
Early History of the Broennenmayr family
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Broennenmayr Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Broennenmayr include Brunnenmayr, Brunenmayr, Brunnenmayer, Brunenmayer, Brunnenmeyer, Brunenmeyer, Bruennenmayr, Bruenenmayr, Bruennenmayer, Bruenenmayer, Bruennenmeyer, Bruenenmeyer, Bronnenmayr, Bronenmayr, Bronnenmayer, Bonenmayer, Bronnenmeyer, Bronenmeyer, Broennenmayr, Broenenmayr, Broennenmayer, Broenenmayer, Broennenmeyer and many more.
Early Notables of the Broennenmayr family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Broennenmayr family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Broennenmayr or a variant listed above: Adam Brunnenmeyer, who came to Illinois in 1860.