Last name: BRUNT

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BRUNT : This last name is indexed 44,385 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BRUNT : 1: English (Midlands and Wales): habitational name from Brund in Staffordshire or from some other place called from a burnt clearing (Middle English brend ‘burned’). In placenames Brund- and Brunt- are to some extent interchangeable with Brent.2: English: nickname from Middle English brund brunt brond metathesized forms of burned burnt ‘burnt’ perhaps with reference to branding as a punishment for a crime. Compare Brent.3: Irish: variant of Prunty.4: Dutch: possibly a patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Bruno (see Bruns).

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