Subject: Re: Whats "Branton" mean?
Author: Sean Foglai   (guest)
Date: August 25, 2005 at 10:48 AM
Reply to: Whats "Branton" mean? by Branton

Maybe these two English names can help:

BRANDON dweller at the beacon hill.

BRANDT farmer on land cleared by burning.

Often the 't' and the 'd' are interchangeable ... if I had to guess, I'd say it means something like "town at the top of a hill" or perhaps "town that was founded on land cleared by burning" ...just a guess ...

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