Welsh origin, and is derived from the Welsh patronymic name "Ap-Robert," which means "a son of Robert." The distinctive Welsh patronymic prefix "ab" or "ap," means "son of," but the prefix has been assimilated into the surname over the course of time.
Early Origins of the Broppert family
Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy), where Thomas ap Robert (d. 1536), son of Robert ap Jenkins (d. 1509), gentleman usher of King Henry VII was found. Thomas' son Walter was the first to bear the Broppert surname. Another early reference finds the family name at Chirk, on the Welsh border.
Early History of the Broppert family
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Broppert Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Probert, Probbert, Propert, Proput, Probutt, Probat, Probart, Proppert, Rotpert, Rotperd, Brobert, Bropert, Broppert, Probat and many more.
Early Notables of the Broppert family (pre 1700)
Welsh politician from Pant Glas, Raglan, Monmouthshire, Member of the Parliament of England for Monmouth Boroughs from 1661 to 1677. His son, Henry Probert (1645-1719?) was a Welsh anti-Catholic activist and politician. He...
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Migration of the Broppert family to Ireland
Some of the Broppert family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Broppert family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Probat, who was sent to Barbados in 1659 as a servant; John Probert, who immigrated to Virginia in 1663; John Probert, who settled in Maryland in 1678.
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