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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.

Brombagh Early Origins



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.

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Brombagh Spelling Variations


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Brombagh Spelling Variations



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

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Brombagh Early History


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Brombagh Early History



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

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Brombagh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brombagh Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brombagh 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. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Brombagh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brombagh 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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