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TypeSurname (from nickname)
UsageGerman

Meaning & History

From Middle High German brun meaning "brown". It was originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin.

Related Names

VariantsBraun, Braune, Bruhn, Brune
Other Languages & CulturesBronson, Brown, Browne English Bruno, Brunetti Italian
Entry updated November 18, 2011   Contribute