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Broyles Early Origins



The surname Broyles 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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Broyles Spelling Variations


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Broyles Spelling Variations



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

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Broyles Early History


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Broyles Early History



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

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Broyles Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Broyles Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Broyles 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:

Broyles Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carl W. Broyles, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1914
  • C. Broyles, aged 18, who landed in America, in 1920
  • Harold H. Broyles, aged 53, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922
  • H. Broyles, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Broyles (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Broyles (post 1700)



  • Charles Leroy "Chuck" Broyles (b. 1947), former American football player and coach
  • Ryan Broyles (b. 1988), American football wide receiver
  • William Dodson Broyles Jr (b. 1944), American screenwriter
  • Jason Broyles, American former professional wrestler
  • Dwayne Broyles (b. 1982), American professional basketball player
  • John Franklin Broyles (b. 1924), former American football player and coach, athletics administrator, and broadcaster

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Suggested Readings for the name Broyles


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Suggested Readings for the name Broyles



  • The Broyles Family Ties by John Kenneth Broyles.

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Broyles Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    8. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Broyles Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Broyles 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 25 March 2016 at 00:18.

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