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Brūle Early Origins



The surname Brūle 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.

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Brūle Spelling Variations


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Brūle Spelling Variations



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.

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Brūle Early History


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Brūle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brūle research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 175 and 1758 are included under the topic Early Brūle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brūle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brūle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brūle 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:

Brūle Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Etienne Brule, who arrived in Quebec in 1608

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brūle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brūle (post 1700)



  • Nicolas Brulé, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • 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 Brūlé (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 Brūlé (b. 1968), Canadian journalist and magazine publisher, editor-in-chief of Monocle and a columnist for the Weekend FT

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Brūle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brūle 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 25 March 2014 at 15:00.

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