Last name: BRANCH

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BRANCH : This last name is indexed 120,255 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BRANCH : 1: English: topographic name or nickname from Middle English braunch ‘branch’ (Old French branche braunche) of uncertain application (compare German Zweig). As a topographic name it may have denoted someone who lived in a wooded place.2: Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘branch’ e.g. German Zweig (compare Labranche) French Branche and Swedish Gren.

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