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Brüggemann Early Origins



The surname Brüggemann was first found in Hessen, where the name 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. Translated literally, the name means "bridge-man," and referred to the occupation of taking toll at bridges. The name was found most frequently in Frankfurt in the 12th and 13th centuries.

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Brüggemann Spelling Variations


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Brüggemann Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bruckmann, Bruckman, Bruchmann, Bruchman, Brukmann, Brueckmann, Brueckman, Bruechmann, Bruekmann, Bruegmann (northern Germany), Brueggemann (Westphalia), Bruckmayr (Bavaria), Bruckmayer (Bavaria) and many more.

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Brüggemann Early History


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Brüggemann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brüggemann research. Another 321 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1818, 1819, 1480, 1521, 1473, 1583, 1654 and 1819 are included under the topic Early Brüggemann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brüggemann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brüggemann Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent figures of the time who bore the name Brüggemann were Hans Brüggemann ( ca. 1480- c. 1521), a German artist, best known for his large carved altarpiece in Schleswig Cathedral; John Brugman, O.F.M., (died 1473) a 15th-century Franciscan friar...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brüggemann 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:

Brüggemann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Jos Bruggemann, who arrived in America in 1813-1820
  • Joh Hear Bruggemann, who landed in America in 1814-1820
  • Joh W Bruggemann, who landed in New York in 1836
  • A M Bruggemann, who landed in America in 1836
  • Bern Heinr Bruggemann, who landed in New York in 1836
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brüggemann (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brüggemann (post 1700)



  • Peter Bruggemann, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Stonington; Elected 1904
  • Frank W. Bruggemann, American politician, Mayor of Harvey, Illinois, 1935-42
  • Friedrich Brüggemann (1850-1878), German zoologist and entomologist

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Brüggemann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brüggemann 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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