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Origins and History

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"BRASS. (1) Most probably from Birse, Aberdeenshire, the old spellings of which were Bras (c. 1275) and Brass (1511). (2) There are or were also lands named Bras in Fife. (3) Possibly from Bras in France. William Bres was put in the pillory in Orkney, 1425 (REO., p. 41), and Robert Bras held a tenement in Leith, 1548 (Soltre, p. 112). Nicholas de Bras in county Bucks, 1292, and Walter Bras in Salop, 1273. Cf. BRASH. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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