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Type Surname (from location)

Meaning & History

German & Swiss: Habitational name from a former Brandis castle in Emmental near Bern, Switzerland, or from any of the places so named in Saxony, Germany. A famous bearer of the name is Jonathan Brandis (1976-2003).

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Brandeis.
Added 12/6/2016 by Nicholas
Edited 12/8/2016 by LMS