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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : unexplained. Possibly a nickname for someone who wore a sprig of heather or some other plant in his hat as a love token, from French brin ‘sprig’ (especially one worn in a hatband) + d’amour ‘of love’.

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