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Broomant History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Origins Available: English, Irish

The name Broomant comes from one of the family having worked as a person dwelling within a borough and occupying an important position akin to that of reeve. The surname Broomant may also reflect the occupation of a chamberlain or servant of the bower. However, Broomant may also be a patronymic surname which means the son of Bruman.

Early Origins of the Broomant family

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

Early History of the Broomant family

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Broomant Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Broomant have been found, including: Brooman, Bruman, Brunman, Bromman, Brounman and many more.

Early Notables of the Broomant family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Broomant family to the New World and Oceana

Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Broomant, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : William Brooman who sailed to Barbados in 1694.

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