Brehm Family History
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Brehm Name Meaning
South German: nickname for a restless, cantankerous man, from Middle High German brem(e) ‘horsefly’, a derivative of bremen ‘to buzz or grumble’ . German: topographic or habitational name from a field named with Brem ‘swampy bank’, simply as Brehm, Brem, or Bräm, or in compounds such as Bremgarten, Bremkamp. In Switzerland the regular spelling of this name is Bräm.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brahm, Rehm, Boehm, Bream, Bruehl, Brumm, Riehm, Bohm, Breck, Behm