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Bruggen Early Origins



The surname Bruggen was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Bruggen Spelling Variations


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Bruggen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bruggen, Brugghen, Bruggere, Brugglire and others.

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Bruggen Early History


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Bruggen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bruggen research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1525, 1569, 1647 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Bruggen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bruggen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bruggen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bruggen 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: Eva Guenke Broegger, who arrived in Texas in 1846; Jon Broegger, who came to Texas in 1846; Jos Broegger, who settled in Texas in 1846; Bernhardine Hermes Broegger, who arrived in Texas in 1846.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bruggen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bruggen (post 1700)



  • Frans Brüggen (b. 1934), Dutch recorder soloist and conductor

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Bruggen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Bruggen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bruggen 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 30 October 2013 at 12:55.

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