Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once 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 Brames family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Brames family
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Brames Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Brames family name include Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.
Early Notables of the Brames family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brames family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Brames surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Brames Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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