Origins Available: English
The ancient roots of the Brolm family name are in the Anglo-Saxon
culture. The name Brolm comes from when the family lived in any one of a number of similarly named settlements. Bramham and Braham were found in the West Riding of Yorkshire
and Brantham was found in Suffolk
. Braham Hall was in Essex
, as was Bream's Farm.
Early Origins of the Brolm family
The surname Brolm was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Brolm family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brolm research.Another 463 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1379, 1500, 1600, 1751, 1602, 1681, 1660, 1718, 1707 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Brolm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Brolm Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Brolm has appeared include Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.
Early Notables of the Brolm family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Johannes de Brame, a prominent 14th century landholder in Yorkshire; Sir Arnold Braemes (1602-1681), an English merchant and politician who sat... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brolm Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Brolm family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England
was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England
at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Brolm arrived in North America very early: Francis Bramham who arrived in Virginia 1756.