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Origin and popularity of the name BRANDAO


Brandao : 1: Portuguese (Brandão): from the medieval Latin form Brendanus of the old Irish personal name Brénainn (English Brendan).2: Jewish (Sephardic): Portuguese surname (see 1 above) adopted at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later) some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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