Brenton Family History
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Brenton Name Meaning
English (Devon): habitational name primarily from Brenton near Exminster, possibly named in Old English as Br¯ningtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Br¯ni’ (a personal name from Old English bryne ‘fire’, ‘flame’), or from any of the places mentioned at Brinton.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brinton, Branton, Benton, Brunton, Kenton, Renton, Brewton, Benson