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The Bruhl surname is derived from the Middle High German word "brühl," meaning "swampy lowlands." It may have been a topographic name for someone who lived near such a place, or the surname may have come from one of the place names such as Brühl near Cologne, or Brüel in Mecklenberg.

Bruhl Early Origins



The surname Bruhl was first found in Prussia, where the name Bruhl emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century, the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Bruhl Spelling Variations


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Bruhl Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bruhl, Bruhll, Bruhle, Bruhlle, Breul, Breuhl, Breuhll, Breuhle, Breuhlle, Brull, Bruell, Breuel, Brule, Bruls, Brohl, Broehl, Brohll, Broehll, Brohle, Broehle, Brohlle and many more.

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Bruhl Early History


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Bruhl Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bruhl research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1737, and 1763 are included under the topic Early Bruhl History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bruhl Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bruhl Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bruhl 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:

Bruhl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Dorothea Bruhl, who arrived in Baltimore in 1834
  • Adam Bruhl, who settled in America in 1853
  • Margarethe Bruhl, who arrived in America in 1853
  • Anna Bruhl who came to America in 1857
  • Anna Bruhl, who arrived in America in 1857
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bruhl Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Peter Bruhl, aged 30, a teacher, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Gellert" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GELLERT 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Gellert.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bruhl (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bruhl (post 1700)



  • Louis H. Brühl, American politician, U.S. Consul in Catania, 1897
  • Heinrich Brühl (1700-1763), politician

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GELLERT 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Gellert.htm

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  11. ...

The Bruhl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bruhl 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 16 July 2016 at 22:51.

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