Bavaria, Germany is the ancestral home of the ancestors of the Vanbrodt family name. The Vanbrodt surname is derived from the German word "brot," which means "bread," and was originally an occupational name for a person who baked or sold bread. As a surname it was often combined with suffixes such as "mann." Brotbacher means a baker of bread.
Early Origins of the Vanbrodt family
Bavaria, where this family name was associated with significant developments in the district from ancient times.
Early History of the Vanbrodt family
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Vanbrodt Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Brot, Brote, Brott, Brotte, Braut, Braute, Brautt, Brautte, Brotts, Brotz, Brots, Brodt, Brot, von Brodt and many more.
Early Notables of the Vanbrodt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vanbrodt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Brotts who arrived in Virginia in 1665; J. Brott who settled in San Francisco in 1850; Peter Brotz who arrived in America with his family in 1852.
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