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The distinguished and ancient German surname Bromback is of two possible origins. Firstly, the name is derived from towns of the same name, located in various regions of Germany. Alternatively, the name may be derived from "in der Brumbach," the name of a farm located near Müsen, Germany. In each case, the progenitor of the name would have been someone who hailed from one of these locations.

Bromback Early Origins



The surname Bromback was first found in Swabia and Switzerland, where the name probably first emerged in the town of Brombach. It was a common practice of the time to refer to a new resident of a city by the name of his hometown; thus, the first bearer of the name Bromback was likely a native of Brombach who had settled in a new city. The young Bromback family was instrumental during this formative period, figuring prominently in the history of the region and contributing greatly to the development of medieval Swabian society.

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Bromback Spelling Variations


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Bromback Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brombach, Brumbach, Brumback, Brumbaugh, Brumbagh, Bromback and many more.

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Bromback Early History


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Bromback Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bromback research. Another 427 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1495, 1563, 1618, 1631, 1582 and 1662 are included under the topic Early Bromback History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bromback Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bromback Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bromback 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 or some of its variants were: Caspar Brumbach, who settled in Virginia in 1713; as did Melchior Brombach and his wife Elisabetha in 1714; Johannes Brumbach and his wife Anna Juliana Kemper, who came to Virginia in 1750.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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    The Bromback Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bromback 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 13 November 2014 at 14:20.

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