Origins Available: Irish
Early Origins of the Brophie family
The surname Brophie was first found in mid- Leinster
(Irish: Cill Chainnigh), the former Kingdom of Osraige (Ossory), located in Southeastern Ireland
in the province of Leinster
, where bearers of the surname were anciently known by the Gaelic "O Brithe," or 'descendant of Broth'.
Early History of the Brophie family
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Brophie Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Brophie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brophie family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Brophy, who came to Salem, MA in 1819; Michael Brophy, who arrived in New York city in 1816; Mary Brophy, who is on record in St. Johns, Newfoundland in 1816.