Brickhouse Family History
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Brickhouse Name Meaning
Perhaps an altered form of the English habitational name Brighouse, from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English brycg ‘bridge’ + hus ‘house’, or alternatively a topographic name from Middle English briggehouse ‘house or tower at or over the entrance to a bridge’, or for someone who lived at a house made of bricks or at a place where bricks were made, Middle English brike ‘brick’ + hous ‘house’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press