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New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Broun surname or get a copy of the Broun family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"BROUN. A variant of BROWN, q.v. BROUN. A variant of BROWN, q.v. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Broun Genealogy

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Some Famous People with the surname of Broun

Wikipedia Heywood Hale Broun (March 10, 1918 ? September 5, 2001) was an American sportswriter, commentator, and actor.
Wikipedia Agnes Broun (17 March 1732 ? 14 January 1820), the mother of the poet Robert Burns, was born on a farm near Kirkoswald, South Ayrshire.
Wikipedia Paul Collins Broun, Jr.