Last name: braid

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All you have to know about the last name braid

Last name frequency

braid : This last name is indexed 16,139 times on Geneanet!

Origin 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 Broad.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 Brader.

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