First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Brownson

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Brownson?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Brownson mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Brownson

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Brownson to us below

Alt. Meaning

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

N is for nifty, how neat!

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brownson

Orestes Brownson was a writer. Orestes was given the name Orestes Augustus Brownson on September 16th, 1803 in Stockbridge, Vermont, United States. He died on April 17th, 1876.


Mark Brownson is a baseball player. Mark was born on June 17th, 1975 in Lake Worth, Florida.


Charles was born on February 5th, 1914. He died on August 4th, 1988.


Willard H Brownson is a military person. His military service ended in 1907.


Sarah was born on June 7th, 1839 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. She left this life on October 30th, 1876.


Sr. was born on March 14th, 1817 in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. He breathed his last breath in 1899.


Where is the name Brownson popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Brownson as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Brownson as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, California, or Michigan.

Common first names for Brownson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brownson U.S.
  White 87.33% 64.26%
  African American 7.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brownson

People with the last name Brownson are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Brownson

  • How Popular is the name Brownson? As a last name Brownson was the 22,481st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Brownson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Brownson is Wednesday, March 16th, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Brownson? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Brownson. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Brownson: Your name in reverse order is Nosnworb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ownsbnor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brownson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,144 people with the last name Brownson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brownson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brownson as their last name since less than 1 person in 256k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Brownsons Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Brownson

Name poster for Brownson(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.