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What does Broughton mean?

Broughton Pronunciation of Broughton [broughton] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Broughton is "setlement near the fortress". Place name.

Associated with: old english.


Creative forms:
(male) Braighton, Brougton, ..

(female) Brougbree, Brougdell, ..

Middle name pairings:
Broughton Tate (B.T.), ..

How popular is Broughton?

Broughton is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#2844 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Broughton has not been listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Broughton name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Broughton outside U.S.

Similar Names

Broughton is pronounced similarly to Brighton. Other suggested similar names are Bollton (see Bolton), Bolton, Boston, Bourbon, Boynton, Brannton, Branston, Branton, Braxton, Brenton, Brentton, Breton, Bretton, Brexton, Briton, Britton, Brockten, Brocktin, Brockton, Brocton, Brogan, Broggan, Bronnson, Bronson, Bronsson (see Bronson), Brunon, Bruto, Burton, Button, Buxton, Creighton, Crichton, Croffton (see Crofton), Crofton, Houghton, Houston, Laughton, Leighton and Loughton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Broughton.

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