Scotland and named many places. The Brugh name was then created from one of these place names. They lived in the places named Overbrough and Netherbrough in Harray, in the Orkney Islands. It is believed that the origins of the Brugh name are Norse, but it is not known if the place or personal name came first.
Early Origins of the Brugh family
family seat from very ancient times.
Early History of the Brugh family
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Brugh Spelling Variations
spelling variations of Brugh include Brough, Burgh, Brugh, Broughe, Burghe, Brughe, Bruche and many more.
Early Notables of the Brugh family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brugh family to the New World and Oceana
In their new home, Scots found land and opportunity, and some even fought for their new freedom in the American War of Independence. Some, who remained loyal to the crown went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In this century, the ancestors of both of these groups have begun recovering their illustrious national heritage through Clan societies and other Scottish historical organizations. Early immigration and passenger lists indicate many people bearing the Brugh name: Edward Brough settled in Virginia in 1642; James Brough settled in Jamaica in 1685; George Brough settled in Savannah, Georgia in 1774; with his wife Barbara, three sons and a daughter.
Contemporary Notables of the name Brugh (post 1700)
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