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Brockman Early Origins



The surname Brockman was first found in Kent where "the family occur as Brokeman, in the 14th century." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
The surname has the same origin a Brookam and in some case Brooker as "broc" is an Old English word for draught horse and badger. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
As a trade name, the name was used for either a horseman or one who hunts badgers.

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Brockman Spelling Variations


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Brockman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brockman, Broockman, Brookman, Brockmen, Brookmen and many more.

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Brockman Early History


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Brockman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brockman research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1196, 1432, 1548, 1455, 1487, 1633, 1595 and 1654 are included under the topic Early Brockman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brockman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brockman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brockman 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brockman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Brockman ( c. 1622-1690), English settler to Maryland in 1674, founder of the Brockman family in America

Brockman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Brockman, who settled in Maryland in 1740
  • John Brockman, who came to Maryland in 1749

Brockman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Brockman, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1800
  • Beenhard Henry Brockman, who arrived at Baltimore in 1847
  • Gottlieb Brockman, aged 24, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • Mr. Brockman, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • George Brockman, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brockman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brockman (post 1700)



  • Benjamin T. Brockman (1831-1864), American merchant and a Confederate officer in the American Civil War
  • James Brockman (1886-1967), Russian-born, American songwriter, inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970, best known for writing the score for Happy Days
  • Charles T. "Charlie" Brockman (1928-2005), American broadcaster, president of the United States Auto Club (1969 to 1972)
  • John Brockman Jr. (1735-1801), American officer in the North Carolina militia during the American Revolutionary War
  • John Brockman (b. 1941), American literary agent and author from Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jonathan Rodney "Jon" Brockman (b. 1987), American professional basketball player
  • Brent Brockman (b. 1988), American professional soccer player
  • James Brockman, American politician, Delegate to Illinois State Constitutional Convention Brown and Schuyler counties, 1847
  • J. H. Brockman, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Königsburg, 1862-66
  • Clay T. Brockman, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Hillsdale District, 1961
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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The Brockman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brockman 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 4 December 2016 at 11:32.

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