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Branson Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places: Branston in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Staffordshire, Brandeston in Suffolk, Brandiston in Norfolk, or Braunston in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. All are named with the Old English personal name Brant + tun ‘settlement’. (of Norman origin) habitational name from a place called Briençun in northern France. Compare Brinson. patronymic from the personal name Brand (see Brand).

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


Similar surnames: Brandon, Branton, Brinson, Ranson, Banton, Brenton, Braxton, Brunton

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Branson Family Origin

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Branson Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1881, the most common Branson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Branson's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Branson family was Coal Miner. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branson.

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