Bruyère History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bruyère family

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

Early History of the Bruyère family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bruyère research. Another 370 words (26 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Bruyère family (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.


United States Bruyère migration to the United States +

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 [1]
  • Susanne Bruyere, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
Bruyère Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • François Bruyère, aged 26, who settled in New Orleans in 1820

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 [2]
  • André Adrien Joseph de La Bruyère, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]
  • 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)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 25) Étienne Bruyère. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 25) André Bruyère. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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