The German state of Bavaria
is the ancestral home of the Brutsorg family. Brutsorg is a local
name. Brutsorg is a name for someone who lived in Rothenburg. The Brutsorg family emerged in this area as an aristocratic gentry family and played an instrumental role in the social, economic and political development of the region. In addition, the family acquired a prestigious reputation and elevated its social status by acquiring lands outside the region of Bavaria.
Early Origins of the Brutsorg family
The surname Brutsorg was first found in Rothenburg, where the name Brottsorge was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal
society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Early History of the Brutsorg family
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Brutsorg Spelling Variations
Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia
. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations
of Brutsorg include Brottsorge, Brottsorg, Brotsorge, Brotsorg, Brotsorger, Brottsorger, Brodsorge, Bruttsorge, Bruttsorg, Brutsorge, Brutsorg, Broettsorge, Broettsorg, Broetsorge, Broetsorg, Bruettsorge, Bruettsorg, Bruetsorge and many more.
Early Notables of the Brutsorg family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brutsorg family to the New World and Oceana
European migration to North America began in the mid-17th century and continued unabated until the mid-20th. Many Bavarians made the long trip to escape poverty or persecution based on their religious beliefs. The chance for tenant
farmers to own their own land was also a major drawing card. They settled all across the United States in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many came to Canada also, settling in Ontario and the prairie provinces. Analysis of immigration records has shown some of the first Brutsorgs to arrive in North America, and among them were: settlers who traveled to and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and in Canada during the 18th and 19th centuries.