Braithwaite Family History
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Braithwaite Name Meaning
Northern English: habitational name from any of the places in Cumbria and Yorkshire named Braithwaite, from Old Norse breiðr ‘broad’ + þveit ‘clearing’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Crosthwaite, Garthwaite, Goldthwaite, Brathwaite, Thwaites