Brereton Family History
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Brereton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places called Brereton, in Cheshire and Staffordshire. The former is named with Old English br?r, brer ‘briar’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter originally had as its final element Old English dun ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brenton, Brierton, Overton, Beaston, Branton, Brinton, Cureton