Origins Available: French
Early Origins of the Brule family
The surname Brule was first found in Switzerland
, 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.
Early History of the Brule family
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Brule Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bruel, Brugel, Brueil, Bruelis, Breuil, Dubrueil, Breil, Bruele, Bruelle, Dubreuil, Dubruel, Breuillard, Breuillart, Breuillat, Breuillaud, Breuillon, Breuillot, Breuilly, Brule, Brewell and many more.
Early Notables of the Brule family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brule family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Brule Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Etienne Brule, who arrived in Quebec in 1608
Contemporary Notables of the name Brule (post 1700)
- Nicolas Brulé, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Nicolas Brulé. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
- André Brulé (1879-1953), born André Gresely, a French theatre and film actor
- Julien Louis Brulé (b. 1875), French gold, three-time silver and a bronze medalist archer at the 1920 Summer Olympics
- Robin Brûlé (b. 1974), Canadian actress, best known for her role as Susan Hunter in the Roxy Hunter series
- Jean-Philippe Brulé (b. 1981), Belgium bronze medalist filed hockey player at the 2005 Champions Challenge
- Jayson Tyler Brûlé (b. 1968), Canadian journalist and magazine publisher, editor-in-chief of Monocle and a columnist for the Weekend FT