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BRAUN - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname BRAUN

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Definition: Originally a nickname or descriptive name for an individual with brown skin, brown hair, or even brown clothing, from the Middle High German "brun" meaning dark, brown. BROWN is the English version of this surname while BRUNO is from Italy.

Surname Origin: German

Alternate Surname Spellings: BRUN, BRAUNE, BRAUNBECK, BRAUNMEISTER, BROWN, BROWNE, BRAWN, BROUN, BROUNE, BRON, BRUNO

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Surname Finder - BRAUN Genealogy & Family Resources
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BRAUN Surname & Family Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Braun surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

BRAUN Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of BRAUN ancestors around the world.

FamilySearch - BRAUN Genealogy
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German Genealogy
Research your German family tree with the help of these German genealogical societies, records, surname lists, archives and libraries, and Germany genealogy research guides.

Cousin Connect - BRAUN Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - BRAUN Genealogy & Family History
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MyCinnamonToast.com - BRAUN Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the BRAUN surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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