Bruyn Family History & Genealogy
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Bruyn Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Bruyn can be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Bruyn may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Bruyn Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Bruyn come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Bruyn originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Bruyn Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Bruyn name are important to understanding the history of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Bruyn were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Bruyn. Last names like Bruyn vary in how they're written as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over the years.
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Bruyn Family Tree
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- Angeline (Van Arkel) De Bruyn 1861 - ?
- John De Bruijn (De Bruyn) 1856 - ?
- Pieter De Bruyn B4, b4 1717 - 1777
- Margaretha Louisa* Bruyn De bruyn, b4c2 1746 - ?
- Ellen Bruyn 1401 - 1440
- John Bruyn 1375 - 1400
- Elizabeth d'Arcy Bruyn 1424 - 1471
- Henry Humphrey Bruyn, Knight 1428 - 1461
- Alice Bruyn Harleston
- John Bruen Bruyn Esq. Bruyn 1510, Esq., 1510