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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. Compare Brinson. patronymic from the personal name Brand (see Brand).

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

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Branson Family Origin

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Branson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Branson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Branson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Branson family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branson.

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