Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the parish of Bramhall in Cheshire. The name is literally from the Old English words brom which means broom and halh which means hollow. Combined they mean hollow where the broom (gorse) grows.
Early Origins of the Brummell family
Cheshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Brummell family
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Brummell Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Brummell, Bromell, Bramhall, Bromhale, Bromhal, Bromehall, Brumel, Bromhill, Bromhulle and many more.
Early Notables of the Brummell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brummell family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Brummell were among those contributors:
Brummell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Brummell (post 1700)
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