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The founding heritage of the Brogar family is in the Anglo-Saxon culture that once dominated in Britain. The name Brogar comes from when one of the family worked as a broker, an agent for the sale and purchase of goods and services. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Anglo-French word brocour, which has the same meaning as the English word broker.

Brogar Early Origins



The surname Brogar was first found in Middlesex, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

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Brogar Spelling Variations


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Brogar Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Brogar has been spelled many different ways, including Broker, Brokar, Brokor, Brokour, Brocker, Brooker and many more.

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Brogar Early History


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Brogar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brogar research. Another 583 words (42 lines of text) covering the years 1276, 1327, 1377, 1349, 1369, 1426, 1500, 1798 and 1807 are included under the topic Early Brogar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brogar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brogar Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brogar 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Brogars to arrive in North America: John Broker who arrived in Philadelphia in 1821.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Brogar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brogar 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 10 April 2014 at 15:46.

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