Color and surname

Brown Origin and Meaning

The name Brown is boy's name of English origin.
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.

20 Names Similar to Brown

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Famous People Named Brown

  • James Joseph BrownJr., American soul singer
  • (James) Gordon BrownBritish prime minister
  • Edmund Gerald "Jerry" BrownJr., American politician, governor of California
  • Christopher Maurice "Chris" BrownAmerican R&B singer
  • Clarence "Clancy' BrownAmerican actor
  • Herbert C. Brownwinner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry
  • Michael Stuart BrownAmerican geneticist and Nobel Prize winner
  • Rahem Brown aka Tame OneAmerican rapper
  • Anerae Veshaughn Brown aka XRaided, American rapper

Brown in Pop Culture

  • Amber Brownbook series and title character
  • Brown Cessariocharacter from movie "Camp Rock"
  • Brown Universityschool in Rhode Island, USA
  • Charlie Browncharacter from comic strip "Peanuts"