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Type Surname (from location)
Usage German, Jewish
Pronounced Pron. BROOL  [key]
Other Forms FormsBruhl, Bruehl, Brohl, Brull, Brüll, Briel, Brill, Debruhl, Brüel, Bruel, Bril

Meaning & History

Topographic name for someone who lived by a swampy area, derived from Middle High German brüel and Middle Low German brul meaning "swampy land with brushwood". It may also be a habitational name from various places named Brühl in Germany.
Added 4/21/2021 by General9696
Edited 4/21/2021 by General9696