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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BROWN
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Meaning & History

Originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin. A notable bearer is Charlie Brown from the 'Peanuts' comic strip by Charles Schulz.

Related Names

VariantsBronson, Browne
Other Languages & CulturesBraun, Braune, Bruhn, Brun, Brune(German) Bruno, Brunetti(Italian)


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