Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in Brabant in Flanders, which was formerly a province of France and is now part of the Netherlands.
Early Origins of the Brabham family
Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times before the advent of the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Brabham family
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Brabham Spelling Variations
Brabham has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Brabham have been found, including Brabyn, Brabyne, Brabine, Brabines, Brabant, Brabent and many more.
Early Notables of the Brabham family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brabham family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Brabhams to arrive on North American shores:
Brabham Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Brabham Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Brabham (post 1700)
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