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Re: Bromfield surname origin
Posted by: Susan Scarcella (ID *****9724) Date: February 12, 2006 at 04:01:59
In Reply to: Re: Bromfield surname origin by Bromfield Nichol of 71

According to, here is the origin of the name Bromfield. It is a variant of Broomfield.
English: habitational name from any of the places named with Old English brôm ‘broom’, ‘gorse’ + feld ‘open country’, for example Broomfield in Essex, Kent, and Somerset, or Bromfield in Cumberland and Shropshire.

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