What does Bryson mean?
Associated with: surname.
(male) Brisson, Burson, ..
(female) Brysonie, Brysonna, ..
How popular is Bryson?
Bryson is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1867 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Bryson for boys. Bryson was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #94 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #133 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Bryson (#133 in recent rankings) are Bryce (#131 in recent rankings), Brycen (#452), Brice (#891) and Brysen (#1008). These forms of Bryson were popular as birth names less than a decade ago (average #473) and are almost as popular today (#523, ▼16.4%). Bryce has been the most well-known version, although Brycen appears to be gaining favor too.
Suggested similar names are Aryon, Babson, Benson▲, Beyron, Bradon, Branson▲, Braydon, Braylon, Breton, Brion, Briton, Brogan, Bron, Bronson▲, Brunon, Bryan▼, Bryen, Bryn, Bryon▼, Byron▼, Dayson, Dyson, Grayson▲, Greyson▲, Jayson▲, Orson, Oryon, Tayson, Tyson▲ and Urson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bryson.See names in meaning and etymology.