Meaning and Origin of: Branton

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Marked by fire

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from places called Branton in South Yorkshire (formerly in West Yorkshire) and Northumberland or from Braunton in Devon. The first and last are named with Old Englishbrōm ‘broom’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. The second is from an Old English word brēmen ‘overgrown with broom’ + tūn ‘farmstead’.