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Bramynd is a name that was formed by the Anglo-Saxon society of old Britain. The name was thought to have been used for someone who once worked as a person dwelling within a borough and occupying an important position akin to that of reeve. The surname Bramynd may also reflect the occupation of a chamberlain or servant of the bower. However, Bramynd may also be a patronymic surname which means the son of Bruman.

Bramynd Early Origins



The surname Bramynd was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bramynd Spelling Variations


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Bramynd Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Bramynd include Brooman, Bruman, Brunman, Bromman, Brounman and many more.

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Bramynd Early History


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Bramynd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bramynd research. Another 433 words (31 lines of text) covering the years 1199, 1211, 1327, 1372, 1500, and 1749 are included under the topic Early Bramynd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bramynd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bramynd Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bramynd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Bramynd were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: William Brooman who sailed to Barbados in 1694.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Bramynd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bramynd Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 27 October 2010 at 13:23.

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