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Gender: Male Meaning of Bramwell: "well where the gorse grows" Origin of Bramwell: English

The name Bramwell is a boy's name of English origin meaning "well where the gorse grows". Bramwell and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

The only boy in the Brontë family; the name has a lonely Wuthering Heights/Jane Eyre feel.

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Famous People Named Bramwell

Bramwell Fletcher, English actor
Bramwell Tovey, English conductor
(William) Bramwell Booth, 2nd General of The Salvation Army
Bramwell Harold Tillsley, 14th General of The Salvation Army
(Herbert) Bramwell Cook, New Zealand gastroenterologist
Bramwell "Bram" Morrison, Canadian musician of trio Sharon, Lois & Bram of TV's "The Elephant Show"
The Bronte brother's name was actually 'Branwell'

Pop Culture References for the name Bramwell

"Bramwell," British TV series about Dr. Eleanor Bramwell
Bramwell tart - British pudding

Branwill, Braimvyll, Branwyll, Branwell, Bramwel, Branunell


futuremama Says:


The only boy in the Brontë family was BraNwell, not BraMwell. Bramwell is still a lovely name

lesliemarion Says:


Bram and Welby are cute nns. Bramwell has a nice heathery, moorish feel to it.

oliviamcdonald Says:


I've never heard of this name before seeing it here. I like that it's different, but doesn't feel completely unfamiliar. Bram has a nice sound to it and -well reminds me of Maxwell. I think it's different but most people would think acceptable.