Meaning and Name Origin
Branton \b-ran-ton, br(a)-nton\ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Branton is "broom, gorse settlement". Transferred use of the surname and place name. May also be a variant of Brandon.
Branton is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#6882 out of 88799, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Branton and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Branton (#unlisted) are Brandan, Branden, Brandon (#71 a year ago), Brandyn, Brannon, Braxton (#121), Brennan (#386) and Brenton. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread in the year 1995 and is now significantly lower, with the forms Brandan, Branden, Brandyn and Brenton becoming less fashionable. Brandon (#71), Braxton (#121) and Brennan (#386) are three of the more trendy birth names in this list. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Branton is pronounced similarly to Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brentton and Brentyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Blanton, Brando, Branson▲, Branston, Brant▼, Brantt and Brendon▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Branton.