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Boy Names associated with Brown


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Brown baby names and what they mean, with 26 results. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in the 1970s (adoption of 0.6%) and are somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.4%, down 37.2%), with names like Duane becoming less fashionable. Bronson (#669) and Jasper (#215) are two of the more trendy boy names here, while Brunson (top 1%) and Broun (36%) are common last names. Here is the list of Brown names for girls.

Brown names

Auburn - Jeb | Lebrun - Umber

Auburn - Jeb

From English. "Moderate or reddish brown." Gender-neutral name. Popular as last name, and Auburn (upper 64%) is similar to common -burn last names Amburn (upper 13%), Ashburn (5%).

Derived fr. Middle English word. "Son of the brown man." Bronson (top 2%) and Bron (40%) occur regularly as surnames. Actors Charles Bronson, Bronson Rinchot. [Bron, Bronsin, Bronsson, .. 3 more]

.. in reference to brown hair or .. Adoption of Brown was widespread among parents a century ago. See also Bryen.

From Old German element. "Brown." Adoption of Bruno, Brunon, etc. as baby names in 2015 was 7.6% less than a year ago. Used as a name in the .. [Bruin, .. 2 more]

Actor Bryan Brown; singer Bryan Ferry. Bryan (upper 1%), Bryon (36%) and Bryen (74%) appear often as surnames. [Bryen, .. 1 more]

Stems fr. Old French. "Small brown one." Less common today. Burnell was the variant last listed (1960-1969) in the Top 2000. [Bernelle, Brunel, Brunell, .. 1 more]

Derivative of Old French. "Brown." Burnet, like the similar Benett, occurs more often as a surname. [Bernet, Bernett, .. 1 more]

.. 1930s called Buster Brown, and the .. Buster has fallen off in favor as a birth name circa the 1900s. See also Baxter.

Derived fr. Scottish, Irish elements. "Brown haired fighter." Uncommon, with usage of 0.004% for Donnell, Donnelly, etc. as boys' names in 2015, lower than 0.005% in 2014. Also used as a variant of .. [Donal, .. 3 more]

Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Brown haired chieftain." Donovan, Donavan and Donavon are common as versions. Football player Donovan McNabb. [Donavan, Donoven, Donovon, .. 3 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brown names: Auburn, Bronson, Brown, Bruno, Bryan

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brown names: Burnell, Buster, Donnell, Donovan, Duane

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brown names: Duncan, Edmund, Jasper, Jeb

.. Most Gaels had brown hair and .. Duane, Dewayne and Dwayne are in the Top 2000. [Dewain, Duayne, Duwayne, .. 7 more]

Stems fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Brown fighter." A familiar boys' name (#793 in current list), Duncan is also used frequently as a last name. A royal name in early Scotland .. [Dunc, .. 1 more]

Origin fr. Gaelic word. "Brown man." Durham is a somewhat popular baby name. See also Denham.

Source fr. Gaelic element. "Brown." Duna (top 51%), Dunk (18%) are common surnames. Writers Dominick and John Gregory Dunne. [Dunne]

Derivative of Old English word. "Brown stone; brown hill with stones." Dunstan and variants were not among 2015's Top names. Place name .. [Dunsten, Dunston, .. 1 more]

Root fr. Scottish, Gaelic elements. "Horse brown." Eachannt and Elchann are creative forms. From each donn .. [Eachan, Eachtar]

.. Governor Edmund "Pat" Brown; Senator Edmund .. A conventional children's name (#1109 the past year), Edmund also occurs conventionally as a surname. [Eadmund, Eamonn, Edmondine, Neddie, Ted, Teddy, .. 14 more]

.. name for the brown, yellow and .. Hari is not a Top 2000 name. See also Bari.

.. glass, and red or reddish brown .. A highly conventional children's name (#215 the previous year), Jasper also occurs frequently as a last name. [Gaspar, Jaspar, Kacper, .. 2 more]

.. general James Ewell Brown Stuart, who .. Jeb was favored in 2004.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Brown names [and variants] for boys.

1. Auburn - Jeb
Auburn, Bronson [Bron, Bronsen, Bronsin, Bronsonn, Bronnson, Bronsson], Brown, Bruno [Bruin, Bruino, Brunon], Bryan [Bryen, Bryon], Burnell [Burnel, Brunel, Brunell, Bernelle], Burnet [Bernet, Bernett, Burnett], Buster, Donnell [Donal, Donell, Donnel, Donnelly], Donovan [Donavon, Donavan, Donevin, Donevon, Donoven, Donovon], Duane [Dwain, Duwain, Duante, Dwayne, Duayne, Dwaine, Duwayne, Duwaine, ..], Duncan [Dunc, Dunn], Dunham, Dunn [Dunne], Dunstan [Dunsten, Dunstin, Dunston], Eachann [Eachan, Eachtar], Edmund [Ted, Ned, Odon, Teddy, Edmwnd, Neddie, Eumann, Edmundo, ..], Hari, Jasper [Gaspar, Gasper, Jaspar, Jesper, Kacper], Jeb

Lebrun [Labron, Labrun, Lebron], Livingston [Livingsten, Livingstin, Livingstone], Rhydderch, Sable, Sorrell [Sorel, Sorrel], Umber [Umbro]

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