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Brayton is a unique option for your son. It was originally a surname in ancient England that originated from the Norse name Breithi. Brayton is not yet a top 1,000 option in America, but it is on the top 3,900 list.

Meaning of the name Brayton:

English: broad town, broad farmstead

Origin of the name Brayton:

Brayton likely began because of the surname spelled the same in England. It represented the ancient Norse people called the Breithi. It used this word with a combination of the suffix “tun.” The first name, Breithi, comes from the old Norse term “breithr.”

Symbolism of the name Brayton:

The baby name Brayton comes from the English surname that represented families from a specific town. It derives from the ancient Norse Breithi, which is a variation of the word “breithr.” “Breithr” translates directly to “broad.” The English suffix “tun” means “town” or “farmstead.”

Style of the name Brayton:

Modern as a first name, traditional as a surname

Gender of the name Brayton:

Brayton is a powerful name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Brayton:


Number of syllables in the name Brayton:


Emotion evoked from the name Brayton:

Brayton is a youthful and lighthearted baby name. It is approachable and strong.

Alternative spellings for the name Brayton:

  • Braton
  • Braeton
  • Brayten
  • Braten
  • Braeten
  • Braytun
  • Bratun
  • Braetun

Nicknames for the name Brayton:

  • Bray
  • Ton
  • Tony
  • Toni 
  • Tonie
  • Brayt
  • Toto

Popularity of the name Brayton:

Brayton has no records on the Social Security Popularity Index in America. This relatively new baby name is on the top 3,900 list. More specifically, it was at number 3,856 in 2021.

Related names for the name Brayton:

Great middle names for Brayton and their meanings:

  • Dennis (devotee of Dionysus)
  • Woodson (from Woodsome)
  • Leland (lives by unseeded land)
  • Hamilton (flat-topped hill)
  • Gregory (to be awake, to be watchful)
  • Louis (famous warrior)
  • Cliff (cliff side slope)
  • Justin (just, fair)

Famous people with the name Brayton:

  • Brayton Biekman (soccer player)
  • Brayton Ives (president of the New York Stock Exchange)

Braytons in popular culture:

There are no fictional characters with the baby name Brayton.

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