Submitted Surname Revision History

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3/10/2022, 12:48 PM Frollein Gladys
3/5/2021, 6:34 AM Frollein Gladys move from given name to surname
12/29/2020, 10:01 AM MarcoJackson

Name Brenner
Type Surname (from occupation)
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

Derived from Middle High German brennen "to burn". Both as a German and a Jewish name, this was an occupational name for a distiller of spirits. As a German surname, however, it also occasionally referred to a charcoal or lime burner or to someone who cleared forests by burning.
Added 12/29/2020 by MarcoJackson