Brough Family History
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Brough Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Brough, of which there are several in Yorkshire and Derbyshire as well as elsewhere. The place name is from Old English burh ‘fortress’ and in most cases these are the sites of Roman fortifications. The pronunciation is usually ‘bruff’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Brauch.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bough, Hough, Slough, Brouse, Brugh, Prough, Crouch, Brush, Traugh