- this week

Gender: M Meaning of Branson: "son of the raven" Origin of Branson: English Branson's Popularity in 2015: #700

Branson is a fairly recent addition to the Top 1000, first breaking in at Number 988 in 1995. It did take a small hiatus off the charts from 2001 to 2003, but it has slowly made its way up to Number 700. While it may not be a common sighting yet, it fits the trend of more popular cousins Mason, Grayson, Hudson, and Carson.

Virgin Airlines entrepreneur Richard Branson spotlights this surname name. It also fits the category of place name, thanks to rising tourist destination Branson, Missouri.

Famous People Named Branson

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, English business magnate, investor, and philanthropist

Pop Culture References for the name Branson

Tom Branson, character on TV's "Downton Abbey"
Branson, Missouri, USA, entertainment capital of the Midwest