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  • Browne (1687 - d.)
    MINER DESCENT AUGUSTINE WILLIAMS HANNAH NORTON JOHN BROWNE John Brown was born in 1646 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut. His parents were John Brown and Mary Burwell. John died 29 Apr 1708 Killingw...
  • Browne (deceased)
  • Abigail Browne (1655 - 1690)
  • Abraham Browne (1588 - 1648)
    Note both Bond and Anderson are outdated and wrong. The most recent research on this family was pubished by NEHGS in 1996: Dean Crawford Smith and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kemp...
  • Sir Adam Browne, MP, 2nd (and last) Baronet (c.1626 - 1690)
    Family and Education b. c.1626, 1st s. of Sir Ambrose Browne, 1st Bt.†, of Betchworth Castle by Elizabeth, da. and h. of William Adam of Saffron Walden, Essex. educ. Christ’s, Camb. adm. ...

About the Browne surname

Browne is a surname of English and Scottish origin. It is a spelling variant of the surname Brown, derived from a nickname concerning the complexion of an individual, or the color of their hair. The nickname is derived from the Old English brun, Middle English brun or broun,or Old French brun.The root word is also sometimes found in Old Norse Brunn.

Brown can also be derived from the Gaelic Donn,which means brown.

Variations: Braun, Broun, Brown, Dunn, Le Brun

Source:

   * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_%28surname%29