Branson Family History
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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