× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2018


The ancestors of the Brigman surname lived among the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. The name comes from when they lived in Yorkshire, where they lived in the village named Brigham. The place-name Brigham is derived from the Old English words Brycg and ham which literally mean bridge and homestead.

Brigman Early Origins



The surname Brigman was first found in Yorkshire 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.

Close

Brigman Early History


Expand

Brigman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brigman research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brigman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Brigman Spelling Variations


Expand

Brigman Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Brigman include Briggam, Brigham, Brighame and others.

Close

Brigman Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Brigman Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Richard Brigham settled in the New Netherlands in 1645; Thomas Brigham settled in Cambridge Massachusetts in 1645; John Brigham settled in Maryland in 1774.

Close

Brigman Family Crest Products


Expand

Brigman Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also



Sign Up

  


BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest