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Type Surname

Meaning & History

1 English (Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a broad headland, i.e. a spur of a mountain, from Middle English brode ‘broad’ + heved ‘head’.

2 Americanized form of German Breithaupt or any of the cognates in other languages.
Added 12/15/2020 by IPeeOnApples
Edited 7/25/2022 by IPeeOnApples