Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in Gloucestershire, where they held the manor and lands of Breme in the village and parish of that name. It is from the manorial name from which the family name is derived. The name Breme meant fierce, or vigorous.
Early Origins of the Brims family
Gloucestershire 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 Brims family
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Brims Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Brims are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Brims include: Breame, Bream, Breme and others.
Early Notables of the Brims family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brims family to the New World and Oceana
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Contemporary Notables of the name Brims (post 1700)
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