Bruombe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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In the mountains of Scotland's west coast and on the Hebrides islands, the ancestors of the Bruombe family were born. Their name comes from the Gaelic name Maca'Bhriuthainn, which literally means the son of a judge.
Early Origins of the Bruombe family
The surname Bruombe was first found in on the Isle of Islay. Later, Andro McBrome, the burgess of Kirkcudbright, was charged with intromitting with pirates, 1576. Joannes McBromius appears in 1655 with his name in Latin form and Margaret McKbroome in the parish of Stonykirk, 1684. 
Important Dates for the Bruombe family
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Bruombe Spelling Variations
In various documents Bruombe has been spelled Since medieval scribes still spelled according to sound, records from that era contain an enormous number of spelling variations. MacBroom, MacBrayne and others.
Early Notables of the Bruombe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bruombe family
The descendants of the Dalriadan families who made the great crossing of the Atlantic still dot communities along the east coast of the United States and Canada. In the American War of Independence, many of the settlers traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Clan societies and highland games have allowed Canadian and American families of Scottish descent to recover much of their lost heritage. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name Bruombe or a variant listed above include: Lough MacBrane settled in South Carolina in 1716; Patrick MacBraan settled in Pennsylvania in 1871.
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- ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)