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Type Surname (from location & from given name)
Other Forms FormsBraunschweig

Meaning & History

English habitational name from the city in Saxony now known in German as Braunschweig.
German habitational name from the original Middle Low German name (a compound of Bruns + wik ‘Bruno’s settlement’) of Braunschweig (Brunswick); the standard German form was adopted in 1573.
Added 10/9/2016 by LMS
Edited 12/23/2022 by Mike C