Brown Surname History
According to one branch of the Brown family, the surname is primarily English, Scottish, and/or Irish. The surname Brown comes from a nickname, describing the hair and/or complexion of the person. The surname has roots in Middle English, Old English, Old French, Old Norse, and Germanic languages.
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Brown last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Brown were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Brown. Family names like Brown vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over generations.
Last names similar to BrownBrow'n, Brown-, Brown 1st, Brown 2, Brown 2d, Brown 2nd, Brown 3d, Brown 3rd, Browna, Brownaangus, Brownaaron, Brownabrego, Brownaclarence, Brownacle, Brownadam, Brownadamek, Brown-adams, Brown-adler, Brownadren, Brownadrian
Brown Family Tree
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- Albert Berry Brown 1856 - ?
- Crockett Brown
- Sophrony Elmina Brown 1854 - ?
- Edwin Brown
- Mamie (Barnett) Brown 1882 - ?
- Silas Dinsmore Brown 1833 - ?
- Helen May Cross (Brown) 1902 - ?
- unknown son possibly BROWN
- Grace (not sure) VEDDER possibly BROWN
- Ada Brown