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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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Some Famous People with the surname of Brander

Wikipedia 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.

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