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Multiple Origins for the Surname Brost


German


Brost Early Origins



The surname Brost was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Brost Spelling Variations


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Brost Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brosch, Broshe, Brosh, Broshe, Brosche and others.

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Brost Early History


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Brost Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brost research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the year 1882 is included under the topic Early Brost History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brost Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brost Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brost 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:

Brost Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anthony Brost, aged 33, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Antonius Brost, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Christ Brost, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749

Brost Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elisabeth Brost, aged 47, landed in New York, NY in 1878
  • Adam Brost, aged 36, landed in New York, NY in 1878

Brost Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Otto Brost, aged 34, who landed in America from Gross Luska, Russia, in 1907
  • Anna Brost, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Wimninger, Germany, in 1912
  • Richard Brost, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States from Uetersen, Germany, in 1923
  • Clara-Alice Brost, aged 44, who landed in America from Germany, in 1924
  • Karl Brost, aged 11, who settled in America from Germany, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brost (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brost (post 1700)



  • Erich Brost (1903-1995), German journalist and publisher
  • Todd Brost (b. 1967), Canadian silver medalist ice hockey player at the 1992 Winter Olympics
  • Johannes Brost (b. 1946), Swedish actor

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Brost Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    11. ...

    The Brost Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brost 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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