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The ancient roots of the Broetsorg family are found in the German state of Bavaria. Broetsorg was a local name, for someone who lived in Rothenburg. The Broetsorg family emerged in this area as an aristocratic gentry family and played an instrumental role in the social, economic and political development of the region. In addition, the family acquired a prestigious reputation and elevated its social status by acquiring lands outside the region of Bavaria.

Early Origins of the Broetsorg family


The surname Broetsorg was first found in Rothenburg, where the name Brottsorge was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Early History of the Broetsorg family

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Early History of the Broetsorg family


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Broetsorg Spelling Variations

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Broetsorg Spelling Variations


Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Broetsorg include Brottsorge, Brottsorg, Brotsorge, Brotsorg, Brotsorger, Brottsorger, Brodsorge, Bruttsorge, Bruttsorg, Brutsorge, Brutsorg, Broettsorge, Broettsorg, Broetsorge, Broetsorg, Bruettsorge, Bruettsorg, Bruetsorge and many more.

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Early Notables of the Broetsorg family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Broetsorg family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Broetsorg family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Broetsorg family to the New World and Oceana


German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Broetsorg surname or a spelling variation of the name include: settlers who traveled to and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and in Canada during the 18th and 19th centuries.

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