Last name: BRERETON

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BRERETON : This last name is indexed 64,453 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BRERETON : English: habitational name from any of the places called Brereton in Cheshire and Staffordshire and sometimes from Brearton in Yorkshire or Brierton in Durham. Brereton in Staffordshire is named with Old English brǣr brēr ‘briar’ + Old English dūn ‘hill’ as its final element; the others are named with Old English brǣr brēr ‘briar’ + tūn ‘enclosure settlement’.

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