Brierton Family History
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Brierton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Brierton in County Durham (formerly in West Yorkshire) or Brearton in North Yorkshire, which are both named with Old English brer ‘briar’ + tun ‘farmstead’, or Brereton in Cheshire, which has the same origin (see Brereton).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press