Bratton Family History
Bratton Name Meaning
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 brōc ‘brook’ + tūn ‘settlement’. The Wiltshire and Devon names are from Old English brǣc ‘newly cultivated ground’ + tūn.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press