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Branson Family History

Branson Name Meaning
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 name Brant + tun ‘settlement’.(of Norman origin) habitational name from a place called Briençun in northern France. RW Compare Brinson.patronymic from the personal name Brand (see Brand).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Branson Families

  • Number of Branson families
     83 - 163
     28 - 82
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Branson families
     81 - 159
     28 - 80
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Branson families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Branson Family Origin

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Branson Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Branson

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Branson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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