Braunschweig Family History
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Braunschweig Name Meaning
German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Braunschweig in Lower Saxony, known in English as Brunswick. The place name is from the genitive case of the Germanic personal name Bruno (borne by the Duke of Saxony who founded the city in 861) + Old Saxon wik ‘dwelling place’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Branscomb, Braunstein, Bracewell, Brauning, Brandeis, Brancaccio