Bromley Family History
Bromley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the many places called Bromley in Essex Hertfordshire Kent (now in Greater London) Greater London Greater Manchester Staffordshire Shropshire and elsewhere. Most are named with Old English brōm ‘broom’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’ but Bromley (near Bow) in Greater London is from Old English bræmbel ‘bramble’ + lēah.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press