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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Bruyn surname or get a copy of the Bruyn family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bruyn Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Bruyn Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Bruyn family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bruyn

Wikipedia Cornelis Adriaan Lobry van Troostenburg de Bruyn (Leeuwarden, January 1, 1857 - Amsterdam, July 23, 1904) was a chemist from the Netherlands.
Wikipedia Andrew DeWitt Bruyn (November 18, 1790 ? July 27, 1838) was a U.
Wikipedia Michelle De Bruyn (born 15 August 1965) is a former football (soccer) player who represented New Zealand at international level.