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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bronson

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Bronson

Bronson Pinchot is an actor. He was most active from 1983 to present. Bronson was given the name Bronson Alcott Pinchot on May 20th, 1959 in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.

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Bronson Arroyo is a baseball player for the Washington Nationals. Bronson was born on February 24th, 1977 in Key West, Florida.

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Bronson Koenig is a basketball player for the Wisconsin Badgers in the Big Ten Conference. Bronson was born on November 13th, 1994 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

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Bronson Webb is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1994. Bronson was given the name Bronson John Webb on February 20th, 1983 in London.

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Bronson Jack Pelletier is an actor. Bronson was born on December 31st, 1986 in Vancouver, Canada.

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Bronson Kaufusi is a football player. Bronson was born in Provo, Utah.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bronson

Charles Bronson was an actor. He was most active from 1950 to 1999. Charles was given the name Charles Dennis Buchinsky on November 3rd, 1921 in Pennsylvania, U.S. He passed away on August 30th, 2003.

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Action Bronson is a hip hop music chef and rapping. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Action was given the name Arian Asllani on December 2nd, 1983 in Flushing, New York, United States. Action is also known as Asllani and Ariyan.

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Demitrius Bronson is a football player. He has had major accomplishments since 2014. Demitrius was born on March 6th, 1990 in Kent, Washington.

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Betty Bronson was an actress. She was most active from 1922 to 1971. Betty was given the name Elizabeth Ada Bronson on November 17th, 1906 in Trenton, New Jersey. She passed away on October 19th, 1971.

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Po Bronson is a journalist and author. Po was born in 1964 in Seattle.

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John Bronson is a football player. John was born on July 8th, 1982 in Kent, Washington.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 5 0 5
1915 8 0 8
1918 5 0 5
1919 6 0 6
1920 16 0 16
1921 10 0 10
1922 12 0 12
1923 6 0 6
1924 6 0 6
1925 6 0 6
1926 10 0 10
1927 6 0 6
1928 5 0 5
1929 5 0 5
1930 10 0 10
1931 13 0 13
1933 5 0 5
1934 12 0 12
1935 12 0 12
1936 12 0 12
1938 11 0 11
1939 6 0 6
1940 8 0 8
1941 8 0 8
1942 9 0 9
1943 6 0 6
1944 12 0 12
1945 5 0 5
1946 7 0 7
1947 8 0 8
1949 15 0 15
1950 7 0 7
1951 5 0 5
1952 8 0 8
1954 6 0 6
1955 6 0 6
1957 5 0 5
1958 8 0 8
1959 8 0 8
1960 12 0 12
1961 10 0 10
1962 10 0 10
1963 6 0 6
1964 11 0 11
1965 11 0 11
1967 7 0 7
1968 10 0 10
1969 41 0 41
1970 87 0 87
1971 53 0 53
1972 61 0 61
1973 60 0 60
1974 74 0 74
1975 75 0 75
1976 72 0 72
1977 80 0 80
1978 83 0 83
1979 81 0 81
1980 85 0 85
1981 99 0 99
1982 95 0 95
1983 97 0 97
1984 132 0 132
1985 123 0 123
1986 143 0 143
1987 181 0 181
1988 176 0 176
1989 179 0 179
1990 218 0 218
1991 168 0 168
1992 187 0 187
1993 150 0 150
1994 174 0 174
1995 185 0 185
1996 165 0 165
1997 163 0 163
1998 166 0 166
1999 148 0 148
2000 181 0 181
2001 160 0 160
2002 149 0 149
2003 153 0 153
2004 164 0 164
2005 207 0 207
2006 179 0 179
2007 186 0 186
2008 198 0 198
2009 233 0 233
2010 273 0 273
2011 283 0 283
2012 298 0 298
2013 356 0 356
2014 353 0 353
2015 383 0 383
2016 342 0 342
2017 354 0 354

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Popularity of Bronson as a first name

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Popularity of Bronson as a last name

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Common last names for Bronson

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bronson U.S.
  White 75.69% 64.26%
  African American 18.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.63% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bronson

People with the last name Bronson are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bronson

  • How Popular is the name Bronson? Bronson is the 2,743rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Bronson was the 3,215th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bronson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,648 babies born with the first name Bronson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bronson 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 Bronson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bronson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bronson is Thursday, August 25th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Bronson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bronson was in 2015 with a total of 383 babies.
  • Random Bronson Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bronson ranks 70th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 26 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Bronson: Your name in reverse order is Nosnorb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nonobsr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bronson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,229 people with the last name Bronson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bronson? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Bronson as their last name.

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