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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

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Brenton Family Origin

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Brenton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brenton. A less common occupation for the Brenton family was Laborer. The most common Brenton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Brenton's were Farmers.

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Brenton Life Expectancy

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