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The name Brame is an old Anglo-Saxon name. It comes from when a family 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.

Brame Early Origins



The surname Brame was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Brame Spelling Variations


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Brame Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Brame were recorded, including Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.

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Brame Early History


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Brame Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brame research. Another 463 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1379, 1500, 1600, 1751, 1602, 1681, 1660, 1718, 1707 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Brame History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brame Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brame Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include: Johannes de Brame, a prominent 14th century landholder in Yorkshire; Sir Arnold Braemes (1602-1681), an English merchant and politician who sat...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brame Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Brame family emigrate to North America:

Brame Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Brame, who arrived in Virginia in 1653
  • John Brame, who arrived in Virginia in 1657
  • Christopher Brame, who landed in Maryland in 1667

Brame Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Brame, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1813
  • C F Brame, who arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1851
  • Cetha Brame, aged 6, landed in New York in 1854

Brame Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Brame, aged 30, a carpenter, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rodney" in 1875
  • Benjamin Brame, aged 19, a carpenter, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rodney" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brame (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brame (post 1700)



  • Erv Brame (1901-1949), American Major League Baseball player
  • Charlotte Mary Brame (1836-1884), English novelist who used many pseudonyms including Bertha M. Clay
  • Peter Brame (b. 1979), English singer-songwriter, and guitarist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Brame Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brame Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 24 October 2013 at 13:02.

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