Branton Family History
Branton Name Meaning
English:: habitational name from any of the places called Branton in South Yorkshire (formerly in 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’. variant of Brampton a habitational name from one or more of the many places called Brampton (Northamptonshire Huntingtonshire Herefordshire Derbyshire Lincolnshire Yorkshire Norfolk Suffolk Westmorland and Cumberland) all of which are named with Old English brōm ‘broom’ + tūn ‘farmstead settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022