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SOURCE: Other & Nickname
OTHER FORMS: Braasch, Bräss, Brace, Brass
CONTRIBUTOR: LMS on 1/17/2016
Meaning & History
English (Northumberland): variant of Brace
North German (also Bräss
): nickname from Middle Low German bras
‘noise’, ‘pomp’, a related form of brasch
German: topographic name from Brass
‘broom’, ‘gorse’, a common name element in the Lower Rhine and Ruhr.