When Anne Marie Olufsdatter Brun was born about April 1687, in Denmark, her father, Oluf Ejlersen Bruun, was 29 and her mother, Mette Pedersdatter, was 34. She married Niels Christensen Hjortsvang til Gyrup Hjortsvang on 27 November 1707, in Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 14 July 1763, in Sønderhå, Thisted, Denmark, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark.
Some characteristic forenames: French Normand, Patrice, Philippe, Pierre, Thierry, Armand, Georges, Henri, Jean Michael, Jean-Marc, Lorette, Lucien.
French, Catalan, and Scandinavian; North German (also Brün): nickname from French and Catalan brun, Middle Low German brūn ‘brown’, referring to the color of the hair, complexion, or clothing. As a surname of French origin it is also found in Haiti. Compare French Lebrun and German Bruen .
North German, Scandinavian, and Dutch: from the ancient Germanic personal name Brun(o), from brūna ‘brown’. See also Braun .