Brown Family History

Meaning of surname: Brown

Brown is an English-language surname in origin chiefly descriptive of a person with brown hair, complexion or clothing. It is one of the most common surnames in English-speaking countries. It is the second most common surname in Canada and Scotland, third most common in Australia and fourth most common in England and the United States.[1] It is particularly clustered in southern Scotland.

We found 39,901,039 Genealogy and Family History Records for Brown in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Brown surname:

38,941,035 Digital Copies of Newspapers
395,286 Pictures of Obituaries
39,078 Government Documents
1,427 Historical Books
524,213 Social Security Death Records

Brown Surname

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Here we are showing you genealogy and family history records found in newspapers and other historical documents that include the surname Brown

2,713,282 - 1,087,657

1,039,455 - 496,161

397,283 - 156,424

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Mentions of Brown family name in Passenger Lists

Birth Records for Surname Brown

Mentions of Brown family name in Birth Records

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