Brozek History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The distinguished surname Brozek 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.
Early Origins of the Brozek family
The surname Brozek 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 Brozek family played a major role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval society.
Important Dates for the Brozek family
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Brozek Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Broz, Brozina, Brozek, Brosius, Brozin and others.
Early Notables of the Brozek family (pre 1700)
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Brozek migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Brozek Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Frantisek Brozek, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852
- Adalb. Brozek, who arrived in Baltimore in 1868
Brozek Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Anton Brozek, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1908 
- ^ 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)