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The Tombreul surname is thought to derive from the Middle High German word "brogen," meaning " to brag;" as such it was probably originally a nickname, which later evolved into a surname.

Tombreul Early Origins



The surname Tombreul was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Tombreul Spelling Variations


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Tombreul Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brogle, Brogel, Brogen, Broghill, Brogelman, Brogelmann, Broghel, Breughel, van Breugel and many more.

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Tombreul Early History


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Tombreul Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tombreul research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1815, 1822, 1826 and 1861 are included under the topic Early Tombreul History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tombreul Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tombreul Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tombreul 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 or some of its variants were: Fritelle Bruhler, who settled in Philadelphia in 1817; Klara Brogle, who settled in America in 1832; Dorothea Bruhl, who arrived in Baltimore in 1834.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Tombreul Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tombreul 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 10 July 2014 at 16:25.

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