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Origin and popularity of the name BROOMFIELD


Broomfield : English: habitational name from any of several places called with Middle English brom brume Old English brōm ‘broom gorse’ + feld ‘open country’ for example Broomfield in Essex Kent and Somerset or Bromfield in Cumberland and Shropshire. The name may also be topographic for someone who lived near broom-covered open land.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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