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Bro Early Origins



The surname Bro was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphin or Dauphin Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this distinctive family held a family seat from very early times.

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Bro Spelling Variations


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Bro Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bro, Brou, Broe, Broe, De Bro, De Broe, Brouet, Brou, De Brou, De Broe, De Brou, De Brouet, Broure and many more.

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Bro Early History


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Bro Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bro research. Another 627 words (45 lines of text) covering the years 1373, 1500, 1543, 1600, 1618, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Bro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bro Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bro 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:

Bro Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mathew Broe, who was naturalized in Illinois in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bro (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bro (post 1700)



  • Tim Broe (b. 1977), American long-distance runner at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Mrs. M. F. Broe, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1956
  • Georg Alfred Broe (1923-1998), Danish surrealist artist

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Bro Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Gurard, Albert Lon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Gnral. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Bro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bro 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 February 2016 at 09:04.

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