Brinton Family History
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Brinton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Brinton in Norfolk, named in Old English as Br¯ningtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with (-ing-) Br¯ni’ (a personal name based on Old English bryne ‘fire’, ‘flame’), or from any of various other places with names of the same origin, such as Brineton in Staffordshire, Brimpton in Berkshire, Brenton in Devon, Brington in Cambridgeshire or (Great and Little) Brington in Northamptonshire.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brenton, Branton, Brunton, Winton, Pointon, Quinton, Brandon, Bilton