The name Bramghan is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the 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.
Early Origins of the Bramghan family
The surname Bramghan was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Bramghan family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bramghan 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 Bramghan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bramghan Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few 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. Bramghan has been spelled many different ways, including Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.
Early Notables of the Bramghan family (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 Bramghan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bramghan 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 Bramghans to arrive in North America: Francis Bramham who arrived in Virginia 1756.