Updated June 9, 2019

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  • French : habitational name from either of two places called Brignac, in Corrèze and Hénault. Both are named with Roman personal names (Brinnius and a reduced form of Aprionus respectively) + the suffix -acus, denoting ownership.
  • The Brignac families of LA are descended from three brothers from the Mobile area, whose father, Jacques-Simon Brignac, had been a soldier at Fort Toulouse, AL. His birthplace in France is unknown. The surname is rare outside LA.