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The Broomynd family name dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. The name comes from when an early member worked as a person dwelling within a borough and occupying an important position akin to that of reeve. The surname Broomynd may also reflect the occupation of a chamberlain or servant of the bower. However, Broomynd may also be a patronymic surname which means the son of Bruman.

Broomynd Early Origins



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

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Broomynd Spelling Variations


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Broomynd Spelling Variations



Broomynd has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few 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. Many variations of the name Broomynd have been found, including Brooman, Bruman, Brunman, Bromman, Brounman and many more.

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Broomynd Early History


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Broomynd Early History



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

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Broomynd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Broomynd Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Broomynd 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



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 Broomynds to arrive on North American shores: William Brooman who sailed to Barbados in 1694.

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Citations



    Other References

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    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Broomynd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Broomynd 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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