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Branton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Branton in South Yorkshire (formerly in West Yorkshire) and Northumberland or from Braunton in Devon. The first and last are named with Old English brom ‘broom’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. The second is from an Old English word bremen ‘overgrown with broom’ + tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Bratton, Brinton, Brandon, Brenton, Brayton, Banton, Brunton, Branson

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Branton Family Origin

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Branton Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    26%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Labourer

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Branton family was Farm Labourer. Labourer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branton. The most common Branton occupation in Canada was Labourer. 26% of Branton's were Labourers.

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Branton Historical Records

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Branton Life Expectancy

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