Last name: BRAIN

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BRAIN : This last name is indexed 49,798 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BRAIN : 1: English: apparently a nickname from Middle English brain ‘brain mind’ probably short for brainwod ‘mad in the mind furious’. Compare Brainard.2: Irish (Down) and Scottish: shortened Anglicized form of Irish Mac an Bhreitheamhan Scottish Gaelic Mac a' Bhreitheamhan ‘son of the judge’ from breitheamh ‘judge’. Compare Braham 2.

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