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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"

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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



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    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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