Braine Surname Origin
A small town and abbey on the river Vesle, in France. Brain, Gaelic, a chieftain; a naval commander; a captain of a ship.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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