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Brayham History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Anglo-Saxon name Brayham comes from when the family resided 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 Brayham family

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

Early History of the Brayham family

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Brayham Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Brayham has been recorded under many different variations, including Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.

Early Notables of the Brayham 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...
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Migration of the Brayham family to the New World and Oceana

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Brayham or a variant listed above: Francis Bramham who arrived in Virginia 1756.

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