Anglo-Saxon surname Bramston came from the baptismal name Abraham. As the naming tradition grew in Europe baptismal names began to be introduced in many countries. Baptismal names were sometimes given in honor of Christian saints and other biblical figures. There are hardly any Christian countries in Europe that did not adopt surnames from these religious figures.
Early Origins of the Bramston family
Essex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Bramston family
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Bramston Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Bramston family name include Bramston, Bramson and others.
Early Notables of the Bramston family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bramston family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, 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 Bramston surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Bramston Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Bramston Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Bramston (post 1700)
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