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Origine of last name

BRAID : 2: Scottish: habitational name from the Braid Hills near Edinburgh.1: Scottish and northern English: descriptive nickname from Older Scots and English dialect braid ‘broad’; see <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Broad">Broad</a>.3: English: metonymic occupational name for a braid maker from a noun derivative of Middle English braiden in the sense ‘to plait or braid (the hair)’; compare <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Brader">Brader</a>.

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