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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 449 people with the Brander surname? In that year Brander was ranked number 3130 for popularity in the UK.|
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"BRANDER. James Brander in Urquhart signed the Test, 1685 (RFC., 3. ser. x, p. 417). William Brander, member of Huntly Company of Volunteers, 1805 (Will, p. 30). Said to be from the occupation the man who branded the (fish) barrels. The "brand of Aberdeenpassed current through Europe in the fifteenth century. (2) It may also have originated from the trade of brander or grid-iron smith, "a trade which centuries ago was as close a corporation as any to-day. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|Did you know that there are currently 365 people with the Brander surname in the UK? Brander is now ranked number 3697 for popularity in the UK.|
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|Gustavus Brander||Gustavus Brander (1720-1787), English naturalist, who came of a Swedish family, was born in London in 1720, and was brought up as a merchant, in which capacity he achieved success and became a director of the Bank of England.|