The name Brown is a boy's name of English origin. Brown and is often added to lists like Color Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #14 (with occupations)".
From the experts:
Most color names, like Scarlet and Violet, are definitely female, but not this one. Brown is as rich and warm as the tone it denotes, though we must admit the Italian version Bruno has more spark and substance.