Meaning and Origin of Branton - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Branton

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Marked by fire

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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 English brōm ‘broom’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. The second is from an Old English word brēmen ‘overgrown with broom’ + tūn ‘farmstead’.