Bream Family History
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Bream Name Meaning
habitational name from Bream in Worcestershire, which is probably named in Old English as ‘the place where broom grows’, from breme, an unattested dialect variant of brom ‘broom’. nickname for a fierce or energetic person, from Middle English brem(e), brim(me) ‘fierce’, ‘vigorous’ (from Old English breme ‘famous’, ‘noble’). variant of Braham.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brehm, Bean, Beam, Breed, Brumm, Baham, Bray, Bram, Stream, Boram