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Multiple Origins for the Surname Brophy



Brophy Early Origins



The surname Brophy was first found in mid- Leinster and Kilkenny (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'.

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Brophy Spelling Variations


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Brophy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: O'Brophy, Broy, Brophie and others.

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Brophy Early History


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Brophy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brophy research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the year 1659 is included under the topic Early Brophy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brophy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brophy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brophy 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 were:

Brophy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Brophy, who arrived in New York city in 1816
  • Jeremiah Brophy, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Michael Brophy, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Brophy, who setted in Salem, Massachusetts in 1819
  • John Brophy, who arrived in New York city in 1824
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brophy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Brophy, who is on record in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1816 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Margaret Brophy, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1831
  • Mary Brophy, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1831
  • Mary Brophy, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1831
  • John Brophy, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Breeze" from Dublin, Ireland
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brophy Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Hannah Brophy, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "Amphitrite" on August 21, 1833, settling in New South Wales, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Amphitrite voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1833 with 99 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/amphitrite/1833
  • Margaret Brophy, aged 21, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Nugget" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 4th July 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1854.shtml.
  • Honora Brophy, aged 21, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Flora" [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 9th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Flora 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/flora1855.shtml
  • Elizabeth Brophy, aged 18, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Flora" [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 9th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Flora 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/flora1855.shtml
  • Bridget Brophy, aged 21, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Nashwauk" [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nashwauk 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Brophy Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • E. Brophy, aged 20, a housemaid, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1874
  • Margaret Brophy, aged 18, a housemaid, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1874
  • Edward Brophy, aged 31, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875
  • Ellen Brophy, aged 27, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875
  • Catherine Brophy, aged 9, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brophy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brophy (post 1700)



  • Edward Brophy (1895-1960), American Hollywood actor
  • Joseph A. Brophy, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1932; Mayor of Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1935-39; Secretary of State of New Jersey [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John M. Brophy, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John J. Brophy, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Waterbury, 1902 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Charles Brophy (1901-1976), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 4th District, 1947-49; Defeated, 1948, 1950 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Brophy, American Republican politician, First Selectman of Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1896-99; Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Ridgefield; Elected 1902 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James M. Brophy, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1956 (alternate), 1960 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James F. Brophy, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1964 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. M. Brophy, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1924 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ira N. Brophy, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 14 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Brophy Historic Events


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Brophy Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mrs. Hildegard G. Brophy (1898-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917 [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Amphitrite voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1833 with 99 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/amphitrite/1833
  4. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 4th July 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1854.shtml.
  5. ^ South Australian Register Monday 9th April 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Flora 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/flora1855.shtml
  6. ^ South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nashwauk 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  8. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

Other References

  1. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  2. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
  8. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
  9. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
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The Brophy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brophy 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.

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