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Bruley Early Origins



The surname Bruley was first found in Champagne where one of the first records of the name was Gace Brulé ( c. 1160- after 1213), a French trouvère (poet composer.) It is believed that he owned land in Groslière and had dealings with the Knights Templar, but little else is known except hints opf his life through his poems.

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Bruley Spelling Variations


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Bruley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brule, Brulé, Brûle, Brûlé, Bruley, Bruslé, Brulat, Brulard, Brulas, Brulot, Brulon, Brullon, Brulin and many more.

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Bruley Early History


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Bruley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bruley research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1525, 1560, 1585, 1591, 1608, 1610, 1611, 1616, 1758, 1759, 1777, 1856, 1858, 1866, and 1883 are included under the topic Early Bruley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bruley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bruley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family during this period was Pierre Brully, born in Mercy-le-Haut in 1525, who was a pastor and entered the Dominican order of monks of Metz. Samson Bruley was a painter in Gray in 1560. Etienne Brulé, (c. 1591-1633), born in Champigne-sur-Maine, was a woodsman. He accompanied Champlain to...

Another 115 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bruley 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:

Bruley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Franceri Bruley, aged 19, who settled in America from Demigny, in 1905
  • Charles Bruley, aged 36, who settled in America, in 1917
  • Clarence J. Bruley, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1922
  • Clarence J. Bruley, aged 20, who settled in Boston, in 1922
  • Anna Bruley, aged 63, who landed in America from Fall River, Massachusetts, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bruley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bruley (post 1700)



  • Duane Frederick Bruley, American researcher and academic, former Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Edward Bruley, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972, 2004; Chair of Macomb County Democratic Party, 2003-07

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bruley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bruley 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 1 December 2015 at 15:04.

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