Origins Available: English
The history of the name Bramend dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It is derived from a member of the family who worked as a person dwelling within a borough and occupying an important position akin to that of reeve. The surname Bramend may also reflect the occupation
of a chamberlain or servant of the bower.
However, Bramend may also be a patronymic
surname which means the son of Bruman.
Early Origins of the Bramend family
The surname Bramend was first found in Norfolk
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Bramend family
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Bramend Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Bramend has undergone many spelling variations
, including Brooman, Bruman, Brunman, Bromman, Brounman and many more.
Early Notables of the Bramend family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bramend family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Bramend were among those contributors: William Brooman who sailed to Barbados in 1694.