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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 3212 people with the Brain surname? In that year Brain was ranked number 1282 for popularity in the UK.|
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"BRAIN. Thomas Brayne of Baldowy, witness in 1462 (Laing, 149), and David Brane, artium magister, 1477 (Cawdor, p. 63). David Brane, witness in Aberdeen, 1492 (REA., i, p. 331). John Brane signed the Band of Dumfries, 1570 (RPC., xiv, p. 66), Roger Brain in Allegawin, parish of Glenbervie, 1601, and four more of die name are recorded in Brechin Commissariot Record. Katherine Brayn appears in Harvestoun, parish of Kynneff, 1605 (St. Andrews), and John Brane in Gleddisholme, 1686 (RFC., 3. ser. xn, p. 406). In RFC., 3. ser. x the name is equated in the index with Brand. It may derive from Brain in C6te-d'Or, or from Braine in Ouse ( (BaringGould, p. 256). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|Did you know that there are currently 4484 people with the Brain surname in the UK? Brain is now ranked number 1305 for popularity in the UK.|
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|Did you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Brain surname in the USA? Brain is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.|
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|Dennis Brain||Dennis Brain (May 17, 1921 ? September 1, 1957) was a British virtuoso horn player and was largely credited for popularizing the horn as a solo classical instrument with the post-war British public.|
|Jimmy Brain||James "Jimmy" Brain (September 11, 1900 ? 1971) was an English football player.|
|Matias Brain||Matias "Mati" Brain Pe?a (born January 15, 1974 in Santiago) is Chilean triathlete.|
|Marshall Brain||Marshall David Brain (born May 17, 1961) is the founder of HowStuffWorks.|
|Louis Brain||Louis Karl Brain (born May 9, 1982 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England) is an English-Australian football (soccer) player who plays as an attacking midfielder.|
|Dave Brain||David Leonard "Dave" Brain (January 24, 1879 ? May 25, 1959) was an infielder/outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago White Sox (1901), St.|
|William Brain||William Henry Brain (21 July 1870 ? 20 November 1934) was an English cricketer and footballer: a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper who played for Gloucestershire, Oxford University and MCC in the early 1890s; as well as keeping goal for Headington United (later Oxford United).|
|Brian Brain||Brian Maurice Brain (born 13 September 1940 in Worcester) is a former English cricketer whose career with Worcestershire and Gloucestershire stretched over more than two decades.|
|Jonny Brain||Jonathan "Jonny" Brain (born 11 February 1983 in Carlisle, Cumbria), is an English footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for League Two side Macclesfield Town.|
|Benjamin Brain||Benjamin (?Big Ben?) Brain (1753 ? April 8 1794) outweighed most men and even most professional fighters in the England of the 1780s.|
|Charles Kimberlin Brain||Charles Kimberlin Brain (C.|
|Steve Brain||Steve Brain (born 11 November 1954) is a retired rugby union player who played hooker for Coventry R.|
|Terence Brain||The Right Rev Terence Brain (b: 19 December 1938 in Coventry, England) is the current Roman Catholic Bishop of Salford.|
|Gary Brain||Gary Clifford Dennis Brain (born 1943.|