Gender: Male Meaning of Bronson: "son of brown-haired one" Origin of Bronson: English Bronson's Popularity in 2019: #784

Bronson Origin and Meaning

The name Bronson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of brown-haired one".

This surname has a modern yet old New England feel, perhaps because of the association with the transcendental teacher and reformer Bronson (born Amos Bronson) Alcott, father of Louisa May. (One-time sitcom star Bronson Pinchot's full name is Bronson Alcott Pinchot.) A more muscular image comes via tough guy Charles Bronson.

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Rank in US: #784

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Essa Says:


Charles Bronson is not who I'd want to associate my child with.

Giinkies Says:


I actually think of Pierce Brosnan (I had to google his name to see that it wasn't the same). Never the less, I still have a strong image of Pierce Brosnan when I hear this name.