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Brox Early Origins



The surname Brox was first found in Silesia, where the family established itself in ancient times.

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Brox Spelling Variations


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Brox Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Prokopp, Prokop, Prokopf, Procop, Prockop, Procoff, Brokopp, Brokopf, Brokof, Brocuff, Proksch, Broksch, Prokusch, Prokesch, Brokesch, Brockhof and many more.

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Brox Early History


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Brox Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brox research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1447, 1532, 1719, 1652, 1718, 1686, 1721, 1797, 1794 and 1864 are included under the topic Early Brox History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brox Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brox Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the period with the surname Brox were Jan Brokoff, also known as Johann Brokoff, (1652-1718) a German Baroque sculptor and carver; and his son, Michael Johann Joseph Brokoff (1686-1721), a Czech...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brox 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:

Brox Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Brox, who landed in Massachusetts in 1763

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brox (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brox (post 1700)



  • Kyla Brox (b. 1980), British blues and soul singer, daughter of Victor Brox
  • Victor Brox (b. 1940), British blues musician from Manchester who has worked with Eric Clapton, Jimmy Hendrix, Ritchie Blackmore and Ian Gillan of Deep Purple and many more
  • Ottar Brox (b. 1932), Norwegian authority in social science and a politician for the Socialist Left Party

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Ex oriente lux
Motto Translation: the direction of sunrise


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    11. ...

    The Brox Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brox 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 16 September 2014 at 21:09.

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