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The Brummell name has descended through the generations from the ancient 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.

Brummell Early Origins



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

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Brummell Spelling Variations


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Brummell Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Brummell has undergone many spelling variations, including Brummell, Bromell, Bramhall, Bromhale, Bromhal, Bromehall, Brumel, Bromhill, Bromhulle and many more.

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Brummell Early History


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Brummell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brummell research. Another 488 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1182, 1190, 1273, 1295, 1500, 1758, 1778, 1796, 1830, and 1840 are included under the topic Early Brummell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brummell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brummell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brummell 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



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

  • Robert Brummell, who landed in Maryland in 1679 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brummell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brummell (post 1700)



  • Paul Brummell (b. 1965), British diplomat, Ambassador to Kazakhstan
  • George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (1778-1840), British fashion leader, friend of the Prince Regent, the future King George IV, generally regarded as the person who introduced the modern man's suit and tie, recommending boots be polished with champagne

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Brummell Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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The Brummell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brummell 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 20 January 2013 at 08:43.

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