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1k
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since 1880

Brown

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Brown
  • #7932 All Time
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< 1k Braun (German)

How popular is the 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 populiarty of Brown? From 1880 to 2014, 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 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brown" is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1918. Across the entire United States a total of only 55 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.

English

Origin and Meaning of Brown

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

Alternative Meanings

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nworb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rowbn". 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 Oct 8, 1961

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 Northern Africa approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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