The distinguished and ancient German surname Brombagh 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.
Early Origins of the Brombagh family
The surname Brombagh 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 Brombagh was likely a native of Brombach who had settled in a new city. The young Brombagh 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.
Early History of the Brombagh family
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Brombagh Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Brombach, Brumbach, Brumback, Brumbaugh, Brumbagh, Bromback and many more.
Early Notables of the Brombagh family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brombagh family to the New World and Oceana
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.