The ancestry of the name Bramman dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It comes from 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 Bramman family
The surname Bramman was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Bramman family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bramman 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 Bramman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bramman Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bramman have been found, including Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.
Early Notables of the Bramman 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 Bramman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bramman family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Bramman, or a variant listed above: Francis Bramham who arrived in Virginia 1756.