Origins Available: English, Irish, Scottish
Anglo-Saxon name Broomb comes from the family having resided 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 Broomb family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Broomb family
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Broomb Spelling Variations
hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.
Early Notables of the Broomb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Broomb family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Broombs to arrive on North American shores: Francis Bramham who arrived in Virginia 1756.
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