Brau Family History
Brau Name Meaning
South German (Bräu): from a primitive form of the agent noun for a brewer, Middle High German briuwe. North German: from Middle Low German bruw(e) denoting ‘a set quantity brewed at once’. Catalan and southern French: nickname from brau ‘wild’, from Latin barbarus ‘barbarian’, ‘ruffian’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press