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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Branson

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  1. Any of several placenames in England.
  2. An English habitational surname​ for someone from either of these places.
  3. An English patronymic surname​ from the name Brand or Brant.
  4. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Branson

Sir Richard Branson is a founder of virgin group, virgin group, and founder ofvirgin group. He has had major accomplishments since 1966. Richard was given the name Richard Charles Nicholas Branson by his parent Eve Branson on July 18th, 1950 in Blackheath, London.

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Eve Branson is a founder & director, eve branson foundation, philanthropist, child welfare advocate, and philanthropy. Eve was given the name Evette Huntley Flindt in 1924.

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Jeff Branson is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Jeff was given the name Jeffrey Dale Branson on March 10th, 1977 in St. Louis.

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George was born on July 11th, 1871 in Great Yarmouth. He breathed his last breath on April 23rd, 1951.

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Vanessa was born in 1959.

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Richie Branson is a nerdcore hip hop artist, games designer, music producer, and record producer. His ongoing career started in 2010. Richie was given the name Marcus Brown II on November 18th, 1985.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 7 0 7
1914 7 0 7
1915 9 0 9
1918 8 0 8
1919 5 0 5
1920 7 0 7
1921 9 0 9
1923 7 0 7
1925 7 0 7
1926 8 0 8
1927 10 0 10
1929 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5
1931 6 0 6
1932 8 0 8
1933 9 0 9
1935 5 0 5
1937 5 0 5
1939 6 0 6
1940 5 0 5
1944 8 0 8
1945 5 0 5
1946 5 0 5
1947 6 0 6
1948 6 0 6
1949 6 0 6
1950 9 0 9
1951 5 0 5
1952 5 0 5
1953 9 0 9
1955 6 0 6
1956 5 0 5
1957 5 0 5
1958 7 0 7
1960 8 0 8
1961 5 0 5
1962 7 0 7
1963 5 0 5
1964 7 0 7
1965 6 0 6
1968 8 0 8
1970 7 0 7
1971 13 0 13
1972 6 0 6
1974 12 0 12
1975 10 0 10
1976 16 0 16
1977 17 0 17
1978 18 0 18
1979 33 0 33
1980 20 0 20
1981 32 0 32
1982 29 0 29
1983 26 0 26
1984 34 0 34
1985 33 0 33
1986 26 0 26
1987 32 0 32
1988 31 0 31
1989 42 0 42
1990 36 0 36
1991 42 0 42
1992 45 0 45
1993 91 0 91
1994 99 0 99
1995 126 0 126
1996 125 0 125
1997 159 0 159
1998 151 0 151
1999 157 0 157
2000 152 0 152
2001 151 0 151
2002 151 0 151
2003 160 5 155
2004 177 0 177
2005 180 0 180
2006 227 0 227
2007 217 0 217
2008 244 0 244
2009 272 0 272
2010 248 0 248
2011 309 0 309
2012 343 0 343
2013 355 0 355
2014 377 0 377
2015 360 0 360
2016 364 0 364
2017 327 0 327

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Popularity of Branson as a first name

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Popularity of Branson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Branson U.S.
  White 85.03% 64.26%
  African American 8.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Branson

People with the last name Branson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Branson

  • How Popular is the name Branson? Branson is the 3,266th most popular name of all time. As a last name Branson was the 3,106th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Branson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,354 babies born with the first name Branson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Branson to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Branson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Branson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Branson is Friday, April 20th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Branson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Branson was in 2014 with a total of 377 babies.
  • Random Branson Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Branson is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Branson: Your name in reverse order is Nosnarb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bnonras. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Branson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,587 people with the last name Branson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Branson? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Branson as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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