The German surname Bronne emerged in the lands that formed the modern state of Lower Saxony
, which is presently bordered by the North Sea, the Hartz mountains and the Elbe and Ems Rivers. Lower Saxony
was previously a medieval Saxon dukedom. In the Middle Ages, many of the Saxon lands were a part of the Holy Roman Empire
, which was characterized by the feudal
Early Origins of the Bronne family
The surname Bronne was first found in Baden, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local
social and political affairs.
Early History of the Bronne family
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Bronne Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Braun, Braunn, Braune, Braunne, Bronn, Bronne and others.
Early Notables of the Bronne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bronne family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Sebastian Braun, who emigrated with his family to England
or America in 1709; of the many Brauns who landed in Philadelphia we found Johann Martin Braun (1733), Johann Peter Braun (1741), and Michel Braun (1737).