Brassard Family History
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Brassard Name Meaning
from a derivative of Old French braz ‘arm’, possibly applied as a nickname for someone of exceptional strength or a pugilist. metonymic occupational name for an armorer, from brassard ‘armor for the arm’. occupational name for a brewer, from a derivative of brasser ‘to brew (beer)’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brasher, Brassel, Bayard, Brossard, Bankard, Bossard, Gossard