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Brokaw Early Origins



The surname Brokaw was first found in Guyenne, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Guyen and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Brokaw Spelling Variations


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Brokaw Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brocas, Brokas, Brokaw, Brogas, Brogaw, Broces and others.

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Brokaw Early History


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Brokaw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brokaw research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brokaw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brokaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brokaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brokaw 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 were:

Brokaw Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Bourgon Brokaw, who settled in New York in 1675
  • Bourgon Brokaw, who landed in New York in 1675 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Bourger Brokaw, who landed in Long Island in 1684 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Brokaw Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • C Brokaw, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brokaw (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brokaw (post 1700)



  • Norman R. Brokaw (1927-2016), American talent agent who represented Marilyn Monroe, Donna Summer, Bill Cosby, Mark Spitz, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, and many more
  • George Tuttle Brokaw (1879-1935), American lawyer and sportsman
  • Isaac Brokaw (1746-1826), American clockmaker
  • Isaac Irving Brokaw (1871-1939), American figure skater, artist, lawyer, and financier
  • Gary George Brokaw (b. 1954), retired American basketball player and a basketball coach
  • Mark Brokaw, American stage director
  • Chris Brokaw (b. 1964), American musician
  • Thomas John "Tom" Brokaw (b. 1940), American television journalist and author, best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Nettie M. Brokaw, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1944, 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gene W. Brokaw, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Brokaw Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  11. ...

The Brokaw Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brokaw 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.

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