What does Brown mean?
Brown [brown] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin. Surname. The name was probably given in reference to brown hair or eyes.
(male) Bown, Browen, ..
(female) Brona, Browny, .. Middle name pairings:
Brown Abner (B.A.), ..
How popular is Brown?
Brown is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Brown entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #727 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Brown is pronounced similarly to Brain, Bran, Brann, Bren, Brenn, Brian▼, Brien, Brion, Bron, Bruin, Bryan▼, Bryen, Bryn and Bryon▼. Other suggested similar names are Baron, Biron, Bjorn, Born, Bow, Bowen▲, Bowin, Boyn, Broc, Brock, Brod, Broden, Brody, Brogan, Brok, Brook, Brose, Byron▼ and Tirown (see Tyrone). These names tend to be more frequently used than Brown.