Brass Family History
Brass Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from Birse in Aberdeenshire metathesized to Brass. English (Northumberland): variant of Brace . North German: nickname from Middle Low German brās ‘noise pomp’ a related form of brāsch (see Braasch ). German: topographic name from Brass ‘broom gorse’ a common name element in the Lower Rhine and Ruhr.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022