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Multiple Origins for the Surname Bruyère


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Bruyère Early Origins



The surname Bruyère was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where this noble family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Bruyère Spelling Variations


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Bruyère Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Labruyer, Labruyère, La Bruyère, Bruyère, Labruyères, La Bruyères, Bruyères, Bruyer, Brier, Bryer, Brière, Bryère, Labryère, Labrière, La Brière, La Bryère, Labryères, Labrières, La Brières, La Bryères, Bruyères, Bruyère, Bruières, Bruière, Bruyers, Bruier, Bruiers, Bruyèrres, Bruyèrre, Bruièrres, Bruièrre, Brueyères, Brueyère, Brueires, Brueire, Bruvière, Bruvièrre, Bruvières, Bruvièrres, Brueria, Bruyeria, des Bruyères, des Bruyère, des Bruières, des Bruière, des Bruyer and many more.

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Bruyère Early History


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Bruyère Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bruyère research. Another 739 words (53 lines of text) covering the years 1385, 1400, 1487, 1500, 1546, 1578, 1588, 1600, 1645, 1693, 1696, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Bruyère History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bruyère Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bruyère Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bruyère 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:

Bruyère Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jeanne Bruyere, who landed in New York, NY in 1710
  • Susanne Bruyere, who landed in New York, NY in 1710

Bruyère Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • François Bruyère, aged 26, who settled in New Orleans in 1820

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bruyère (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bruyère (post 1700)



  • Étienne Chassin de La Bruyère, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • André Adrien Joseph de La Bruyère, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Élise Bruyère (1776-1847), French painter who specialized in portraits and floral still life
  • Jean de La Bruyère (1645-1696), French essayist and moralist
  • Arnaud Bruyère, French artist living in Paris
  • Francesco Bruyere (b. 1980), Italian judoka
  • Joseph Bruyere (b. 1948), Belgian cyclist who won One stage Tour de France, Liège–Bastogne–Liège (1976, 1978)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    8. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Bruyère Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bruyère 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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