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Brooman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Brooman is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It is a name for someone who works as a person dwelling within a borough and occupying an important position akin to that of reeve. The surname Brooman may also reflect the occupation of a chamberlain or servant of the bower. However, Brooman may also be a patronymic surname which means the son of Bruman.

Early Origins of the Brooman family

The surname Brooman was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Brooman family

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Brooman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Brooman, Bruman, Brunman, Bromman, Brounman and many more.

Early Notables of the Brooman family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Brooman family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brooman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Brooman, who sailed to Barbados in 1694

Contemporary Notables of the name Brooman (post 1700)

  • Thomas Brooman CBE (b. 1954), English festival organiser and promoter of music
  • Frank Brooman (b. 1904), English bronze medalist boxer who competed in the 1930 British Empire Games
  • Johanna "Hanna" Amalia Brooman (1809-1887), Swedish composer, translator and educator
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Charles "Dick" Brooman -White (1912-1964), British journalist, intelligence agent and politician for the Conservative Party
  • Frederick Howard "Fred" Brooman CB (1919-2007), British accountant Accountant and Comptroller General to the Board of the Inland Revenue
  • Josh Brooman, historian and textbook author

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