Origins Available: English
The name Brickhouse was derived from the Brythonic and Old English words for 'hill' (Brythonic: breg, Anglo Saxon hyll). The prefix 'Bow' comes from an Anglo Saxon personal name
, Bolla. In Buckinghamshire
, there are still three villages named Brickhill: Bow Brickhill, a village and civil parish in the Borough of Milton Keynes; Great Brickhill, a village and civil parish in Aylesbury Vale district; and Little Brickhill, a village and civil parish in the Borough of Milton Keynes. The latter was referred to as Brichelle in the Domesday Book.
Early Origins of the Brickhouse family
The surname Brickhouse was first found in Buckinghamshire
since the time of the Domesday Book
. While many of the records lead to this county, there is a record of Brickhill as a civil parish and electoral ward within northern Bedford, in Bedfordshire
. This village derived its name from "Brickhill Farm," which dates back to a 17th century manor house located there.
Early History of the Brickhouse family
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Brickhouse Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Brickhill, Brickhull, Brcket, Bricket, Bricked, Bricus, Brickheat and many more.
Early Notables of the Brickhouse family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brickhouse family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Brickhouse Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Mary Brickhouse, aged 24, who landed in America from Norfolk, Virginia, in 1907
- T. Brickhouse, who emigrated to America, in 1923
Contemporary Notables of the name Brickhouse (post 1700)
- Richard Brickhouse (b. 1939), retired NASCAR driver
- John Beasley "Jack" Brickhouse (1916-1998), American sportscaster, recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award (1983)