Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Braim is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in any one of a number of similarly named settlements. Bramham and Braham were found in the West Riding of Yorkshire and Brantham was found in Suffolk. Braham Hall was in Essex, as was Bream's Farm.
Early Origins of the Braim family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Braim family
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Braim Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Braim has been spelled many different ways, including Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.
Early Notables of the Braim family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Braim family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Braims to arrive in North America: Francis Bramham who arrived in Virginia 1756.
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