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The surname Brunninger is a ancient German name that originated in the Rhineland. While the Germans at first used only one name, population increases created confusion among people of the same name, forcing them to adopt hereditary surnames. Two common types of German names are patronymic names, taken from the given name of the father, and metronymic names, taken from the name of the mother. Brunninger was derived from the baptismal name for the son of Bruno, which was originally derived from the Old German word bruen, which means brown.

Brunninger Early Origins



The surname Brunninger was first found in the Rhineland, where the name Breuning contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and later played a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the family name branched into many houses, where members continued to play a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Brunninger Spelling Variations


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Brunninger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Breuning, Breunning, Breuninge, Bruning, Brunning, Bruninge, Brunninger, Bruninger, Bruningher and many more.

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Brunninger Early History


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Brunninger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brunninger research. Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1757 is included under the topic Early Brunninger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brunninger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brunninger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brunninger 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:

Brunninger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fredrick Brunninger who arrived in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • Frederick Brunninger, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Brunninger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brunninger 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 March 2010 at 06:58.

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