Gender: Male Origin of Bronx: Place name

The name Bronx is a boy's name . Bronx and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Rockers Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz put a new baby name on the map when they chose this downscale New York borough name for their son. The Bronx, the place, was named for early Dutch settler Jonas Bronck. Might Bronx become the next Brooklyn? We'd be surprised if it did.

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RoddyThlayli Says:


Not a fan. I like Knox better, although this isn't terrible.

léa Says:


I absolutely adore this name, mainly because it's the name of Pete Wentz's kid, but, hey, it's a pretty cool name.

Zelliew Says:


What's the appeal of place names ?

Guest Says:


this name gets so derided but how is it different from, say, Knox? Brooklyn as an area isn't all that wonderful but it gets seen as "edgy" and now it's a popular name. If Camden can get popular (Camden as an area is cringeworthy) then Bronx should get a chance in my opinion.