Bryson

First Name
50k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
18k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Bryson" mean? The list below shows the origins of Bryson as well as things modernly associated with the name Bryson such as celebrities named Bryson.

Origin and Meaning of Bryson

"Bryson" is a name of American origin, and it means "Son of Brice". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From Brice +‎ -son.

  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons With the Name Bryson

Bryson Tiller is a singer-songwriter and rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 2011. Bryson was given the name Bryson Djuan Tiller on January 2nd, 1993 in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. Bryson is also known as Pen Griffey.

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Bryson DeChambeau is a famous somebody. Bryson was born on September 16th, 1993.

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Cupid is a contemporary r&b, pop music, and dance music singing and songwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Cupid was given the name Bryson Bernard on October 10th, 1982.

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Bryson Goodwin is an important human. Bryson was born on December 30th, 1985 in New South Wales.

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Bryson of Heraclea is a famed human.

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Bryson Graham was a musician. He plays Drum kit. Bryson was given the name Bryson Macrae Graham . He passed away on December 6th, 1993.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bryson

Bill Bryson is a travel, english language, and science writer. Bill was given the name William McGuire Bryson on December 8th, 1951 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Peabo Bryson is a rhythm, blues, soul music, and soft rock musician. His career lasted from 1976 to 1976. Peabo was given the name Robert Peapo Bryson on April 13th, 1951.

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John Bryson is a 37th United States Secretary of Commerce. John was born on July 24th, 1943 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Craig Bryson is a soccer player for the Derby County F.C., Clyde F.C., East Kilbride Thistle F.C., Kilmarnock F.C., Scotland national under-21 football team, and Scotland national football team. Craig was born on November 6th, 1986 in Rutherglen, Scotland.

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David Bryson is an alternative rock, pop music, rock, and roll singer-songwriter, guitarist, audio engineer, and record producer. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most active from 1991 to present. David was born David Bryson on November 5th, 1961.

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Jeanie Bryson is a jazz, pop music, and music of latin america musician. Her ongoing career started in 1993. Jeanie was born on March 10th, 1958.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1914 6 0 6
1915 7 0 7
1916 8 0 8
1917 7 0 7
1918 8 0 8
1920 10 0 10
1921 10 0 10
1922 7 0 7
1923 13 0 13
1924 9 0 9
1925 6 0 6
1926 13 0 13
1927 11 0 11
1928 12 0 12
1929 5 0 5
1930 16 0 16
1931 9 0 9
1932 7 0 7
1933 9 0 9
1934 9 0 9
1936 9 0 9
1937 10 0 10
1938 8 0 8
1939 8 0 8
1940 8 0 8
1941 11 0 11
1942 7 0 7
1943 17 0 17
1944 11 0 11
1945 9 0 9
1946 8 0 8
1947 14 0 14
1948 11 0 11
1949 16 0 16
1950 13 0 13
1951 10 0 10
1952 7 0 7
1953 8 0 8
1954 12 0 12
1955 18 0 18
1956 10 0 10
1957 12 0 12
1958 10 0 10
1959 9 0 9
1960 9 0 9
1961 10 0 10
1962 14 0 14
1963 17 0 17
1964 16 0 16
1965 8 0 8
1966 17 0 17
1967 11 0 11
1968 19 0 19
1969 17 0 17
1970 19 0 19
1971 25 0 25
1972 25 0 25
1973 35 0 35
1974 47 0 47
1975 53 0 53
1976 43 0 43
1977 54 0 54
1978 62 0 62
1979 107 0 107
1980 136 0 136
1981 135 0 135
1982 178 0 178
1983 178 0 178
1984 199 5 194
1985 208 0 208
1986 261 0 261
1987 256 0 256
1988 312 0 312
1989 326 0 326
1990 333 0 333
1991 383 0 383
1992 393 0 393
1993 443 0 443
1994 472 5 467
1995 553 10 543
1996 695 6 689
1997 751 10 741
1998 871 11 860
1999 1,080 14 1,066
2000 1,216 10 1,206
2001 1,368 12 1,356
2002 1,479 10 1,469
2003 1,668 10 1,658
2004 1,930 17 1,913
2005 1,983 6 1,977
2006 2,321 9 2,312
2007 2,334 14 2,320
2008 2,235 5 2,230
2009 2,614 8 2,606
2010 3,397 15 3,382
2011 3,940 11 3,929 #98 boy name
2012 4,033 8 4,025 #94 boy name
2013 3,807 7 3,800
2014 3,415 11 3,404
2015 3,097 9 3,088

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Popularity of Bryson as a first name

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Popularity of Bryson as a last name

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Common last names for Bryson

  • Smith
  • Hamilton

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bryson U.S.
  White 77.05% 64.26%
  African American 17.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bryson

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Bryson

  • How Popular is the name Bryson? Bryson is the 975th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bryson was the 1,954th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bryson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,046 babies born with the first name Bryson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bryson to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bryson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Bryson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bryson is Thursday, March 25th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Bryson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bryson was in 2012 with a total of 4,025 babies. That's a lot of babies named Bryson!
  • Random Bryson Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bryson ranks 79th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 73 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Bryson: Your name in reverse order is Nosyrb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ybrosn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bryson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,486 people with the last name Bryson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bryson? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Bryson as their last name.

What Bryson's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Bryson mean?

Bis for bloom, your glow of life.

Ris for relax, you know how!

Yis for young, the years never show!

Sis for select, as few are chosen.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Nis for nifty, how neat!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.