Meaning and Origin of: Branson

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from any of several places: Branston in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Staffordshire, Brandeston in Suffolk, Brandiston in Norfolk, or Braunston in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. All are named with the Old English personal nameBrant + tūn ‘settlement’.
  • English : (of Norman origin) habitational name from a place called Briençun in northern France.
  • English : patronymic from the personal name Brand (see Brand).