The Rook Family Pages

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Our Brown Family Pages

The Brown Name


  • Great Britain (assumed)


  • From the English


  • Brown is the 5th most popular surname in the United States.

Place Names

  • Brown, California, in Kern County; location 35°46'25"N 117°50'57"W
  • Brown, Colorado, in San Miguel County; location 38°3'55"N 108°1'20"W
  • Brown County, Illinois, includes Benville, Buckhorn, Cooperstown, Damon, Fargo, Ferguson Ford, Gilbirds, Hersman, Jaques, La Grange, Morreville, Mound Station Timewell Post Office, Mount Sterling, Reich Landing, Ripley, Siloam, Versailles
  • Brown County, Indiana, includes Annandale Estates, Beanblossom, Bear
    Wallow, Becks Grove, Belmont, Camp Roberts, Christiansburg, Clarksdale, Cornelius, Elkinsville, Fruitdale, Helmsburg, Lanam, Mount Liberty, Nashville, Needmore, Pikes Peak, Point Idalawn, Spurgeons Corner, Stone Head, Story, Town Hill, Trevlac, Waycross
  • Brown County, Kansas, includes Baker, Beto Junction, Everest, Fairview, Fidelity, Hamlin, Hiawatha, Horton, Mercier, Morrill, Padonia, Powhattan, Reserve, Robinson, Sun Springs, Willis
  • Brown, Louisiana, in Bienville Parish; location 32°10'39"N 93°3'3"W
  • Brown, Maryland, in Montgomery County; location 39°8'45"N 77°13'5"W
  • Brown, Maryland, in Prince George's County; location 38°51'10"N 76°48'9"W
  • Brown County, Minnesota, includes Cobden, Comfrey, Dotson, Essig, Evan, Godahl, Hanska, Iberia, Leavenworth, Linden, New Ulm, Searles, Sleepy Eye,
    Springfield, Stark
  • Brown County, Nebraska, includes Ainsworth, Johnsons Corner, Johnstown, Koshopan, Long Pine, Sandridge
  • Brown, Nevada, in Lincoln County; location 37°36'26"N 114°7'55"W
  • Brown County, Ohio, includes Aberdeen, Arnheim, Ash Ridge, Bardwell, Bodman, Brownstown, Centerpoint, Centerville, Chasetown, Crosstown, Decatur, Eastwood, Ellsberry, Fayetteville [Populated], Feesburg, Ferristown, Fincastle, Five Points, Fivemile, Georgetown, Greenbush, Hamersville, Higginsport, Huntington Park, Kirbyville, Levanna, Locust Ridge, Macon, Maple, Mount Orab, Neals Corner, Neel, New Harmony, New Hope, Redoak, Reeds, Ripley, Russellville, Saint Martin, Sardinia, Shiloh, Slickaway, Stringtown, Stringtown, Vera Cruz, Wahlsburg, White Oak, White Oak Valley, Yankeetown
  • Brown, Ohio, in Miami County; location 39°56'30"N 84°4'3"W
  • Brown, Oklahoma, in Bryan County; location 34°5'20"N 96°28'48"W
  • Brown County, South Dakota, includes Aberdeen, Barnard, Bath, Bath Corner, Claremont, Columbia, Ferney, Frederick, Groton, Hecla, Houghton, Huffton, James, Mansfield, Nahon, Ordway, Plana, Putney, Randolph, Richmond, Rudolph, Stratford, Tacoma Park, Verdon, Warner, Westport, Winship
  • Brown County, Texas, includes Antioch, Bangs, Beasley Crossing, Blackwell Crossing, Bluff View, Brookesmith, Brownwood, Byrds, Cross Cut, Dalzell, Delaware Junction, Dulin, Early, Fisk Crossing, Grosvenor, Holder, Indian Creek, Keys Crossing, Lake Brownwood, Lake Shore, May, Owens, Shamrock Shores, Tenmile Crossing, Thrifty, Williams, Winchell, Woodland Heights, Zephyr
  • Brown, Texas, in Martin County; location 32°25'33"N 101°44'12"W
  • Brown, West Virginia, in Harrison County; location 39°23'15"N 80°27'40"W
  • Brown County, Wisconsin, includes Allouez, Anston, Askeaton, Bay Settlement, Bellevue, Benderville, Buckman, Champion, Chapel Ridge, Coppens Corner,
    Cormier, De Pere, Denmark, Duck Creek, Dyckesville, Edgewater Beach, Elm Tree Corners, Flintville, Fontenoy, Glenmore, Green Bay, Greenleaf, Haevers Corners, Henrysville, Holland, Howard, Humboldt, Kolb, Kunesh, Langes Corners, Lark, Little Rapids, Mill Center, Morrison, New Franken, Oneida, Pine Grove, Pittsfield, Poland, Preble, Pulaski, Red Banks, Shirley, Sniderville, Suamico, Sugar Bush, Tremble, Wayside, Wequiock, West De Pere, Wrightstown
  • Brown University,
  • Famous Browns

    John Brown,

    Brown Family Arms


    General Brown Resources


    Last Updated 14 March, 2004