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English (mainly U.S.): name adopted in honour of the early Mormon leader, Brigham Young (1801–77). It was originally a surname, a local name from places in Cumbria and North Yorkshire so called from Old English brycg bridge + hām homestead, settlement. It is not known why the Mormon leader received this given name; he was the son of John and Abigail Young of Whitingham, Vermont.

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  • Brigham — may refer to the following:Places* Brigham, Cumbria, England * Brigham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England * Brigham City, Utah, USA * Brigham, Wisconsin, USA * Brigham, Quebec, CanadaInstitutions* Brigham and Women s Hospital, a Harvard… …   Wikipedia

  • Brigham — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Asa Brigham (1788–1844), US amerikanischer Politiker Elbert S. Brigham (1877–1962), US amerikanischer Politiker Harold Brigham (1914–1978), englischer Fußballspieler Paul Brigham (1746–1824), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Brigham — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Brigham peut faire référence à : Brigham, une localité du Cumbrie en Angleterre, Brigham, une localité du Yorkshire de l Est en Angleterre, Brigham… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brigham — This is an English surname which seem to be particularly well recorded in the county of Yorkshire, abnd specifically in the eastern part around Hull, Beverley and York. The spellings are usually Brigham and much more rarely Brigam and Briggam. It …   Surnames reference

  • Brigham — /brig euhm/, n. a male given name. * * * …   Universalium

  • Brigham — n. male first name …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brigham — brig·ham …   English syllables

  • Brigham — /brig euhm/, n. a male given name …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brigham Young — Naissance 1801 Vermont Décès …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brigham Young — (* 1. Juni 1801 in Whitingham, Vermont, USA; † 29. August 1877 in Salt Lake City) war der zweite Präsident und Prophet der Kirche Jesu Christi der Heiligen der Letzten Tage (Mormonen). Er war auc …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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