Britton Name Meaning & Origin

Britton

Pronunciation: BRI-tən (key)

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though the name "Britton" can be derived from the french word "breten," (Norman name) it is most likely much older and originated from the southcoast of England (Sussex). The name comes from the Celtic word "britto" which meant(s) "from the south" or "of the southlands" which suggested they were owners of Sussex downsland. The name was in use at least 2000 years ago, probably 3000 to 4000 years ago.

Info from "Celtic Histories of Briton"

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My brother's name is Robert Britton, but goes my Brit. I haven't ever met anyone else with the name but everyone always comments on how they adore his name.

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Britt, Britty, Brit

Meanings and history of the name Britton: | Edit

English surname, from an ethnic name for a Breton (someone from Brittany)

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