Last name: BROWNELL

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BROWNELL : This last name is indexed 40,369 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BROWNELL : English: topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) brown hill or corner of land’ from Middle English brun(e) broun(e) + hil ‘hill’ or hale ‘nook corner’ (Old English brūn + hyll or halh) or a habitational name from any of various places so named for example in Yorkshire Cheshire and Staffordshire.

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