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Early Origins of the Brusshe family

The surname Brusshe was first found in Suffolk, where the name first appeared in the early 14th century and remained there for centuries to come. Many early surnames were representative of the profession to which the first bearer belonged. The word "brush" was the same in middle English as it is today, and the name was probably first given to a man who manufactured brushes.

Early History of the Brusshe family

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Brusshe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Brush, Brusche, Brushe, Brusshe, Brosche and others.

Early Notables of the Brusshe family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Brusshe family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Brush, who came to New York in 1653; as well as John Brush, who arrived in Virginia in 1663 and Richard Brush, who arrived in New England in 1731..

The Brusshe Motto

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Fuimus
Motto Translation: God and my country.

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