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Brown

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Brown
  • #8062 All Time
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< 1k Braun (German)

How popular is the baby name Brown in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 14 0 14
1882 8 0 8
1883 12 0 12
1885 12 0 12
1887 11 0 11
1888 8 0 8
1889 9 0 9
1890 5 0 5
1891 9 0 9
1892 11 0 11
1893 7 0 7
1894 8 0 8
1895 7 0 7
1896 12 0 12
1897 6 0 6
1898 7 0 7
1899 7 0 7
1900 9 0 9
1901 8 0 8
1902 7 0 7
1904 6 0 6
1905 10 0 10
1906 10 0 10
1907 15 0 15
1908 17 0 17
1909 16 0 16
1910 13 0 13
1911 20 0 20
1912 26 0 26
1913 17 0 17
1914 27 0 27
1915 38 0 38
1916 45 0 45
1917 41 0 41
1918 55 0 55
1919 38 0 38
1920 36 0 36
1921 30 0 30
1922 50 0 50
1923 35 0 35
1924 34 0 34
1925 32 0 32
1926 32 0 32
1927 21 0 21
1928 21 0 21
1929 20 0 20
1930 26 0 26
1931 15 0 15
1932 24 0 24
1933 25 0 25
1934 23 0 23
1935 14 0 14
1936 18 0 18
1937 24 0 24
1938 12 0 12
1939 16 0 16
1940 28 0 28
1941 19 0 19
1942 13 0 13
1943 18 0 18
1944 13 0 13
1945 10 0 10
1946 10 0 10
1947 13 0 13
1948 13 0 13
1949 16 0 16
1950 12 0 12
1951 10 0 10
1952 8 0 8
1953 6 0 6
1954 8 0 8
1955 10 0 10
1956 11 0 11
1957 9 0 9
1958 7 0 7
1959 11 0 11
1960 14 0 14
1961 6 0 6
1962 7 0 7
1963 8 0 8
1964 5 0 5
1965 5 0 5
1969 8 0 8
1974 5 0 5
1975 10 0 10
1976 5 0 5
1980 8 0 8
1982 8 0 8
1983 11 5 6
1986 8 0 8
1990 6 0 6
2008 7 0 7
2013 6 0 6

Want to know about the popularity of the Brown baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,451 babies born with the name Brown in the United States. That's more than enough Browns to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 14 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brown" was in 1918 with a total of 55 babies.

According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brown" is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of only 26 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Brown popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Brown" mean? The list below shows the origins of Brown as well as things modernly associated with the name Brown such as celebrities named Brown.

Origin and Meaning of Brown

The name "Brown" is of English origin, and it means "Brown". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Brown

Brown Bag
Brown Discharge
Brown Eyed Girl
Brown Recluse
Brown Advisory
Brown Bag Dc
Brown Recluse Spider
Brown Recluse Spider Bite
Brown Vs Board Of Education
Brown University

Alternative Meanings

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

R is for rational, the way you think.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nworb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rbnow". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Brown born Feb 20, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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