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Bruggeman Early Origins



The surname Bruggeman was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Translated literally, the name means "bridge-man," and referred to the occupation of taking toll at bridges. The name was found most frequently in Frankfurt in the 12th and 13th centuries.

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Bruggeman Spelling Variations


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Bruggeman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bruckmann, Bruckman, Bruchmann, Bruchman, Brukmann, Brueckmann, Brueckman, Bruechmann, Bruekmann, Bruegmann (northern Germany), Brueggemann (Westphalia), Bruckmayr (Bavaria), Bruckmayer (Bavaria) and many more.

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Bruggeman Early History


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Bruggeman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bruggeman research. Another 321 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1818, 1819, 1480, 1521, 1473, 1583, 1654 and 1819 are included under the topic Early Bruggeman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bruggeman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bruggeman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent figures of the time who bore the name Bruggeman were Hans Brüggemann ( ca. 1480- c. 1521), a German artist, best known for his large carved altarpiece in Schleswig Cathedral; John Brugman, O.F.M., (died 1473) a 15th-century Franciscan friar...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bruggeman 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:

Bruggeman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Caspar Bruggeman, aged 34, arrived in Missouri in 1844
  • Grietje Bruggeman, who landed in Iowa in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bruggeman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bruggeman (post 1700)



  • Robert Bruggeman (b. 1986), American NFL football center
  • Dan Bruggeman, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 19th District, 1966
  • Bob Bruggeman, American politician, Mayor of Texarkana, Texas, 2012-
  • Ashley Boggs Bruggeman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008, 2012
  • Prospère Bruggeman (b. 1873), Belgian Olympic rower

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Bruggeman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bruggeman 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 1 December 2015 at 15:04.

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