Surnames Categorized "brown"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include brown.
Barna Hungarian
Means "brown" in Hungarian.
Braun German
Means "brown" in German.
Bronson English
Patronymic form of Brown.
Brown English
Originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin. A notable bearer is Charlie Brown from the Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schulz.
Brownlow English
From Old English brun meaning "brown" and hlaw meaning "mound, small hill". The name was probably given to a family living on a small hill covered with bracken.
Brun French, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Means "brown" in French, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish. It was originally a nickname for a person who had brown hair or skin.
Brunet French
From a diminutive of French brun meaning "brown".
Bruno Italian, Portuguese
Means "brown" in Italian and Portuguese, a nickname for a person with brown hair or brown clothes.
Burnett English
Means "brown" in Middle English, from Old French brunet, a diminutive of brun.
Chastain French
From Old French castan "chestnut tree" (Latin castanea), a name for someone who lived near a particular chestnut tree, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-coloured hair.
Donne Scottish, Irish
From Gaelic donn meaning "brown", a nickname for a person with brown hair.
Donnelly Irish
From Irish Ó Donnghaile meaning "descendant of Donnghal". The given name Donnghal means "brown valour", from donn "brown" and gal "valour". This surname is associated with the descendants of Niall of the Nine Hostages.
Donoghue Irish
From Irish Ó Donnchadha meaning "descendant of Donnchadh".
Donovan Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish name Ó Donndubháin meaning "descendant of Donndubán".
Dunn English, Scottish, Irish
Derived from Old English dunn "dark" or Gaelic donn "brown", referring to hair colour or complexion.
Lebrun French
From a nickname meaning "the brown", from French brun "brown".
Navarro Spanish
Denoted a person who came from Navarre in northern Spain (Spanish Navarra). The name of the region is of Basque origin, possibly from nabar meaning "brown".
Pardo Spanish
Means "brown" in Spanish, originally a nickname for someone with brown hair.
Tan Chinese (Hokkien)
Min Nan romanization of Chen.