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Bratton Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Bratten. English: habitational name from any of the places called Bratten (in Shropshire, Somerset, and Wiltshire) or from Bratton Clovelly or Bratton Fleming in Devon. The Shropshire and Somerset places are named with Old English broc ‘hook’ + tun ‘settlement’. The Wiltshire and Devon names are from Old English br?c ‘newly cultivated ground’ + tun.

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


Similar surnames: Gratton, Branton, Brayton, Braxton, Brinton, Gritton, Brenton

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Bratton Family Origin

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Bratton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Bratton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Bratton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bratton family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bratton.

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Bratton Life Expectancy

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