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The distinguished surname Broz is a Czech derivation of the Latin given name "Ambrosius," meaning "immortal." The name owes its widespread popularity to the fame of St. Ambrose (340-397), and was common under many different forms as both a surname and a given name throughout Europe during the Middle Ages.

Broz Early Origins



The surname Broz was first found in Bohemia, where the ancestral home of the family is thought to be located. The name first emerged there as a personal name, later becoming a hereditary surname during the Middle Ages. The young Broz family played a major role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval society.

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Broz Spelling Variations


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Broz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Broz, Brozina, Brozek, Brosius, Brozin and others.

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Broz Early History


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Broz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broz research. Another 170 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1749 and 1855 are included under the topic Early Broz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Broz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Broz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Broz 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 or some of its variants were: Josef Broz, who settled in St. Louis in 1854; Katerina Broz, who immigrated to Chicago in 1859; Maria Brozek, who came to Baltimore in 1869; Frantisek Broz, who arrived in Iowa in 1870.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Broz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Broz (post 1700)



  • Elisabeth Broz (b. 1923), prominent Austrian athlete
  • Joseph Broz (b. 1904), well-known painter
  • Josip "Tito" Broz (1892-1980), leader, statesman, and marshal of the former Yugoslavia

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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    The Broz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Broz 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 6 September 2015 at 06:50.

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