Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in Cheshire, where the hamlet of Broadbottom forms the basis for the family name. Broadbottom means the broad hollow.
Early Origins of the Brodebotham family
Cheshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Brodebotham family
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Brodebotham Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Brodebotham family name include Broadbotham, Broadbottom, Broadbotom, Brodebottom, Brodbottom, Brodebotham and many more.
Early Notables of the Brodebotham family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brodebotham family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Brodebotham surname or a spelling variation of the name include: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.
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