Browne


Browne

Browne is a surname from the French "le Brun" which becomes "de Brun" in Gaelic in the 11th century.Fact|date=March 2007

* Adam Browne, Australian writer
* Andrew Browne, Australian rules footballer
* Anthony Browne, sixteenth-century English Knight of the Garter
* Anthony Browne, (author)(b.1946)
* Anthony Browne, (journalist)
* Anthony Browne, (bookseller)(b.1977)
* Anucha Browne, American basketball player Anucha Browne Sanders
* Aurora Browne, Canadian actress and comedian
* Baron Browne, American bassist
* Barrington Browne, Guyanese cricketer
* Bryn Browne, British philosopher
* Bud Browne, film director
* Byron Browne, American baseball player
* Chance Browne, American comic strip artist, son of Dik Browne
* Charles Farrar Browne (1834-1867), American author as Artemus Ward
* Chris Browne American cartoonist. Son of Dik Browne
* Christopher Browne (1970-present) American television producer
* Clinton Browne, South African explorer
* Coral Browne, Australian actress
* Courtney Browne, Barbadian cricketer
* Cyril Browne, Bajan cricketer
* Des Browne, British politician
* Dik Browne, American comic strip artist
* Edward Granville Browne, British orientalist
* Edward Harold Browne, British bishop
* Edward Stevenson Browne, British soldier
* Eliane Browne-Bartroli (1917-1944), British intelligence agent
* Elizabeth Browne, Countess of Worcester, mistress of Henry VIII and lady-in-waiting to his second wife, Anne Boleyn
* Feargal Browne, Irish politician
* Garech Browne, Irish arts patron
* George Browne, Russian field marshal
* Hablot Knight Browne, the British illustrator Phiz
* Harry Browne, American investment analyst and political writer
* Henry George Gore-Browne, Irish soldier
* Howard Browne, American writer
* Ivan Browne, singer for The Lemon Pipers
* Jack Nixon Browne, British politician
* Jackson Browne (born 1948), American musician
* James Browne, Scottish man of letters
* James Browne, Scottish engineer
* James Browne, Antiguan long jumper
* E. Janet Browne, British historian of science
* Jann Browne, American country singer
* Jeremy Browne, British politician
* John Browne, one of several people including
**John Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley, Group Chief Executive of BP
**John Browne (Fianna Fáil), Irish Fianna Fáil politician and Minister of State
**John Browne (Fine Gael), Irish Fine Gael politician
**John Browne (UK politician), UK Conservative MP for Winchester, 1979 - 1992
**John Browne (composer), died 1505, a composer represented by several pieces in the Eton choirbook
**John Browne (scientist), Canadian medical researcher and endocrinologist
**John C. Browne (physicist), American scientist, former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory
**John T. Browne, Irish-American politician
* Joseph Browne, Fijian civil servant
* Joy Browne, American radio psychologist
* Kale Browne (born 1950), American actor
* Leslie Browne, American ballet dancer
* Mary Browne, American tennis player
* Maximilian Ulysses, Reichsgraf von Browne, Baron de Camus and Mountany, Austrian field marshal
* Mike Browne, disambiguation
* Mondo Brown, fictional character from "Oz"
* Lady Moyra Browne, nurse
* Nicholas Browne-Wilkinson, British judge
* Noel Browne (1915-1997), Irish politician and physician
* Olin Browne, American golfer
* Patrick Browne, Irish botanist
* Patti Ann Browne, American broadcaster
* Peter Browne, Irish bishop
* Robert Browne, English founder of the Brownists
* Robert Browne (bishop), Irish bishop
* Rodney Howard-Browne, South African preacher
* Roscoe Lee Browne, American actor
* Rose Browne, American educator
* Sam Browne, one of several people including
**Sam Browne (1824–1901), British general
**Sam Browne (musician), British singer
* Steven Browne (b. 1989), Australian footballer
* Sylvia Browne, American medium
* Tara Browne, British society figure
* Tom Browne, British broadcaster
* Tony Browne, Irish hurler
* Sir Thomas Browne, English author
* Thomas Gore Browne, British colonial administrator
* Ulric Browne, British actor
* Sir Valentine Browne, Knight, English politician and soldier
* Valentine Browne, 4th Earl of Kenmare
* Vanessa Browne-Ward, Australian high jumper
* Vincent Browne, Irish journalist
* Vincent Browne, Irish sculptor
* Walter Browne, American chess player
* Whit Browne (fl. late 20th century ), American musician
* William Browne (1588-1643), English poet
* William Alfred Browne
* Major William D. Browne, U.S. Army officer
* William George Browne (1768–1813), British traveller
* William M. Browne, American Confederate politician
* William P. Browne (1936-2004), Republic of Ireland International footballer.
* William Phineas Browne, American lawyer and coal industry figure

ee also

*Brown (surname)
*Earl of Kenmare, where Browne is the family name
*Viscount Montagu, where Browne is the family name
*Marquess of Sligo, where Browne is the family name
*Baron Oranmore and Browne
*Tribes of Galway, which includes Browne as one of the tribes


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