Broockmen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Broockmen family
The surname Broockmen was first found in Kent where "the family occur as Brokeman, in the 14th century."  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.  As a trade name, the name was used for either a horseman or one who hunts badgers.
Early History of the Broockmen family
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Broockmen Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Brockman, Broockman, Brookman, Brockmen, Brookmen and many more.
Early Notables of the Broockmen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Broockmen family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Brockman, who settled in Maryland in 1674; James Brockman, who settled in Maryland in 1740; John Brockman, who came to Maryland in 1749; Charles Brockman, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1800.
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- ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.