Brackenbury Family History
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Brackenbury Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several minor places named with Middle English braken ‘bracken’ (from Old English bræcen or Old Norse brakni) + Old Norse berg ‘hill’, among them Brackenber in West Yorkshire and Cumbria, Brackenborough in Lincolnshire, and Breckenbrough in North Yorkshire.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bracken, Bradbury, Banbury, Blackburn, Frankenberg, Blankenburg