Bryson is a fun, modern boy’s baby name that was originally an English surname meaning “son of Brice”. As a given name it became popular in 1979 but rose to the top 200 names in 2005 where it stayed through 2020.
Meaning of the name Bryson:
English: son of Brice, son of the speckled man
Origin of the name Bryson:
Bryson is an English baby name meaning “son of Brice”. Brice means “speckled” and is an English and Gaulish name.
Symbolism of the name Bryson:
The name Brice means “speckled” which probably referred to someone with freckles. In some cultures, a person with freckles is thought to have an especially lucky life.
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Gender of the name Bryson:
Bryson is a boy’s name.
Pronunciation of the name Bryson:
Number of syllables in the name Bryson:
Emotion evoked from the name Bryson:
Bryson evokes feelings of hard work and youthful energy.
Alternative spellings for the name Bryson:
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Popularity of the name Bryson:
According to the Social Security Administration, Bryson first became popular as a baby name in 1979 but it wasn’t until 2005 that it broke into the top 200 baby boy names. The name peaked at #86 in 2017 and has slipped to #155 in 2020.
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Great middle names for the name Bryson and their meanings:
- Clay (boundary with clover, clay)
- Flint (born near outcrop of flint)
- Finch, (the bird, to swindle)
- Hollis (near the holly bushes)
- Noah (rest, repose)
- Oliver (olive tree)
- Elliott (Jehovah is God)
- Henry (estate ruler)
- Thomas (twin)
- Nathaniel (gift of God)
- Nicholas (people of victory)
Famous people with the name Bryson:
- Bryson Tiller (American singer)
- Bryson Spinner (American football player)
- Bryson DeChambeau (American golfer)
- Bryson Graham (English musician
Brysons in popular culture:
- Bryson Bale (Marvel Comics universe)