Bratton Family History
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Bratton Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Bratten. English: habitational name from any of the places called Bratten (in Shropshire, Somerset, and Wiltshire) or from Bratton Clovelly or Bratton Fleming in Devon. The Shropshire and Somerset places are named with Old English broc ‘hook’ + tun ‘settlement’. The Wiltshire and Devon names are from Old English br?c ‘newly cultivated ground’ + tun.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gratton, Branton, Brayton, Braxton, Brinton, Gritton, Brenton