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Updated June 9, 2019

How Popular Is The Name Brenton

Family name origins & meanings

  • English (Devon) : habitational name primarily from Brenton near Exminster, possibly named in Old English as Br̄ningtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Br̄ni’ (a personal name from Old English bryne ‘fire’, ‘flame’), or from any of the places mentioned at Brinton.

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