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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Brown

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

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



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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 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brown" is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1940. Across the entire United States a total of only 28 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 befriend, it is so easy for you.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

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 "Onwbr". 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 Jul 18, 1956

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 Siberia approximately on 1650. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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