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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : nickname for a noisy or restless person, from a derivative of Middle High German brummen ‘to buzz’. Compare Brummer.
  • German : from Brumo, a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German, Old Saxon brūn ‘brown’.

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