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.
Important Dates for the Brost family
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Brost Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Brosch, Broshe, Brosh, Broshe, Brosche and others.
Early Notables of the Brost family (pre 1700)
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Brost migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Brost Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Anthony Brost, aged 33, who 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, who landed in New York, NY in 1878 
Adam Brost, aged 36, who 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 immigrated to the United States from Wimninger, Germany, in 1912
Richard Brost, aged 39, who immigrated 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
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
^ 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)
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