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Brookman Early Origins



The surname Brookman 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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Brookman Spelling Variations


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Brookman Spelling Variations



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

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Brookman Early History


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Brookman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brookman 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 Brookman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brookman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brookman Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Brookman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Brookman, English convict from Wiltshire, who was transported aboard the "Argyle" on March 5th, 1831, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  • Andrew Brookman, aged 19, a printer, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Dirigo" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 23rd November 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Dirigo 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/dirigo1854.shtml.
  • Christina Brookman, aged 28, a dressmaker, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Grand Trianon"
  • Elizabeth Brookman, aged 18, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Clara"
  • Thomas Brookman, aged 24, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Lady Ann"

Brookman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • J. G. Brookman, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1878
  • Howden Brookman, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1878
  • Ethel Brookman, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brookman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brookman (post 1700)



  • Lester George Brookman (1904-1971), American stamp dealer, an expert on 19th century United States postage stamps and postal history
  • Herman S. Brookman (1891-1973), American architect in Portland, Oregon
  • Harry Norman Brookman (1884-1949), Australian farmer and politician in South Australia, second son of Sir George Brookman
  • Sir George Brookman KBE (1840-1927), South Australian businessman who made a fortune from a gold discovery in Western Australia and later became a benefactor to the University of Adelaide
  • David Keith Brookman (b. 1937), Baron Brookman, a British steel worker and trade unionist, General Secretary of the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation (1993-1999)
  • David Norman Brookman (1917-2000), Australian politician in the State of South Australia

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Brookman Historic Events


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Brookman Historic Events




RMS Titanic


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Brookman Family Crest Products


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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.
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  3. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 23rd November 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Dirigo 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/dirigo1854.shtml.

Other References

  1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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The Brookman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brookman 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.

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