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The founding heritage of the Brooment family is in the Anglo-Saxon culture that once dominated in Britain. The name Brooment comes from when one of the family worked as a person dwelling within a borough and occupying an important position akin to that of reeve. The surname Brooment may also reflect the occupation of a chamberlain or servant of the bower. However, Brooment may also be a patronymic surname which means the son of Bruman.

Brooment Early Origins



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

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Brooment Spelling Variations


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Brooment Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Brooment has been spelled many different ways, including Brooman, Bruman, Brunman, Bromman, Brounman and many more.

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Brooment Early History


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Brooment Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brooment research. Another 433 words (31 lines of text) covering the years 1199, 1211, 1327, 1372, 1500, and 1749 are included under the topic Early Brooment History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brooment Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brooment Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brooment 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Brooments to arrive in North America: William Brooman who sailed to Barbados in 1694.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Brooment Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brooment 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.

    This page was last modified on 27 October 2010 at 13:23.

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