Submitted Names with "brown" in Meaning

This is a list of submitted names in which the meaning contains the keyword brown.
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ALLAQ m Greenlandic
Means "brown bear" in Greenlandic.
ÁMR m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "black, loathsome, reddish brown, dark" in Old Norse.
ARTEMAS m Ancient Greek, Biblical, Polish (Archaic)
Presumably a contracted form of ARTEMIDOROS. This name is mentioned briefly in the New Testament, in Saint Paul's letter to Titus. According to George Rippey Stewart in 'American Given Names' (1979): "It is chiefly remembered from General Artemas Ward, of the Revolution (born 1727)... [more]
AUBURN m & f English
English vocabulary name meaning "red-brown"; used to describe dark red hair colours.
BABHRU m & f Indian
Indian unisex name also written as Babhrú (बभ्रु), masculine and sometimes feminine, or Babhrū (बभ्रू), which is purely feminine, meaning "reddish-brown, tawny".
BEAR m English (Modern, Rare)
From the Middle English beare, beore, itself from the Old English bera, of the Frisian bār, Old High German bero, from the Germanic beran meaning, literally, "the brown one".
BORAQCHIN f Medieval Mongolian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Mongolian борогчин (borogchin) meaning "(female) bird" or "brown skin (of female animals)". This was the name of a 13th-century Alchi Tatar woman and the senior wife of Mongol ruler Batu Khan (c... [more]
BORCHULUUN m Mongolian
Means "brown, grey stone" in Mongolian.
BORENA f Alanic, Georgian (Rare)
This name is best known for being the name of Borena of Alania (11th century AD), an Alan princess who went on to become queen of Georgia after marrying the widowed king Bagrat IV of Georgia. It is because of her that the Georgians became acquainted with the name Borena; she brought the name to Georgia... [more]
BORKHÜÜ m Mongolian
Means "brown boy, son" or "grey boy, son".
BORTOLGOI m Mongolian
Means "brown headed" or "grey headed" in Mongolian.
BRAUNEE f Hindi
From ब्राउनी (Braunee) meaning "Brownie".
BRÄUNLE f Medieval Jewish, Yiddish (Archaic)
Late medieval Yiddish name derived from German braun "brown" and Bräune "brownness", it is a cognate of BREINDEL. This name was recorded in early 16th-century Frankfurt, Germany.
BRUIN m Dutch (Rare), English (Rare, ?), Folklore
Dutch form of BRUNO. It coincides with the Dutch word for "brown". This was also the name of the bear in medieval fables of Reynard the Fox.
BRUNFRID m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German brunja "breastplate, cuirass" or brûn "brown" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
BRUNHARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German brunja "breastplate, cuirass" or brûn "brown" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
BRUNISSENDE f Medieval French
Medieval French form of a Germanic name, in which the second element is swinth meaning "strong". The first element may be brun "armour, protection" or brun "brown".
BRUNLOCC m Medieval English
Derived from the Old English elements brūn "brown" and locc "hair, curl".
BRÚNMAÐR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements brúnn "brown, shining" and maðr "man".
BRÚNN m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "brown; shining". Related to German BRUNO.
BRUNOMUND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German brunja "breastplate, cuirass" or brûn "brown" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
BRUNOR m Arthurian Romance
Likely derived from the Germanic element brun "armour, protection" or brun "brown". This is the name of several characters in Arthurian tales, including the father of Sir GALEHAUT and the Knight of the Ill-Fitting Coat.
BRUNRAD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German brunja "breastplate, cuirass" or brûn "brown" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
BRUNRIC m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German brunja "breastplate, cuirass" or brûn "brown" combined with rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler."
BRUNSTEIN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German brunja "breastplate, cuirass" or brûn "brown" combined with Old High German stain "stone."
BRUNULF m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German brunja "breastplate, cuirass" or brûn "brown" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
BRUNWARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old High German brunja "breastplate, cuirass" or brûn "brown" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
BRUYNSTEN m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form of BRUNSTEIN. This is not to be confused with the medieval Dutch word bruynsten (which is bruinsten in modern Dutch) meaning "(the) brownest".
BRYNA f English, Yiddish (Anglicized)
Yiddish ברײַנא from German Bräune "brown(ness)".
BURAUNĪ f Japanese (Modern, Rare)
From ブラウニー (Buraunī) meaning "Brownie".
CHESTNUT m English (American)
From the English word "chestnut" referring to "a tree or shrub of the genus Castanea; the nut or wood of said tree; and a dark, reddish-brown color". From the Middle English chasteine, from the Old French chastaigne, from the Latin castanea, from the Ancient Greek καστάνεια (kastaneia) 'chestnut'.... [more]
COPPER m & f English
Possibly derived from the English word "copper" referring to the type of "metal" or the "reddish-brown color", or perhaps in reference to the slang-word for "policeman".
DAXENAGHWE f Caucasian Mythology
Derived from Circassian дахэ (dāxă) meaning "beautiful, pretty" and нагъуэ (năġ°ă) meaning "brown-eyed". Daxenaghwe is a minor character in the Circassian Nart sagas.
DEBRUN m Louisiana Creole
Meaning, "of brown."
DINDRANE f Arthurian Romance
Of uncertain origin, probably from Welsh Danbrann which was possibly derived from Middle Welsh dawn "gift" or dwn "brown, dark" and bran "raven". Dindrane is historically the sister of Perceval, one of King Arthur's knights... [more]
DINEEN f & m Irish (Rare)
Meaning "judged," or from the surname Duinnín, meaning "brown-haired"
DONNAGÁN m Ancient Irish
From a diminutive of donn "brown". In this case it means brown haired person
DUINNÍN m Medieval Irish
Diminutive of the word donn "brown"
DUNNIUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dunno- "brown".
DUNNONIA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dunno- "brown".
DUNWINE m Medieval, Medieval English, English (Archaic)
Old English dunn "brown" + Old English wine "friend".
ERPO m German (Rare, Archaic)
The name derives from a Germanic root (Old Norse jarpr) meaning "dark brown".
ESMER f Kurdish
Means "brown" in Kurdish.
ESMERCAN f Kurdish
From esmer meaning "brown" and can meaning "soul".
ESMIRA f Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic أَسْمَر (ʾasmar) meaning "dark-skinned, brown, brunette".
GALA f Croatian
Derived from the world gala, an old Croatian adjective meaning "black, brown".
HANJA f Swahili
Swahili feminine name meaning "brown".
HAZELNUT m English (American, Rare)
Comes from the English word hazelnut meaning "a round brown hard-shelled nut that is the edible fruit of the hazel".
HOTAH m Sioux
Means "grey" or "brown" in Sioux.
JARPR m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "dark brown".
KADRU f Hinduism
Means "tawny, reddish-brown" in Sanskrit. In Hindu mythology Kadru is the wife of Kashyapa and the mother of the nagas, a race of divine half-human, half-serpent beings.
KAJOĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "the brown one" (in West Greenland) or Greenlandic name meaning "the yellow one" (in North Greenland).
KAJUAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "the brownish one" in Greenlandic.
KAJUÍNAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "the solely brown one" in Greenlandic.
KHAOKONG m Thai
Meaning "brown rice" in Thai
KŸREÑ m Shor
Means "brown" in Shor.
LEBRUN m Louisiana Creole
Meaning, "the brown."
MALEK m Dinka
Means "brown bull" in Dinka.
NAGHWE f Circassian
Circassian feminine name meaning "brown eyed".
NYUI m & f Burmese
Means "brown" in Burmese.
ODAR m Irish
Means "dark, grey-brown" in Irish.
ÖRBRÚN f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of ör "arrow" and brúnn "brown, shining".
PHRYNE f History, Literature
Ancient Greek nickname meaning "toad", literally "the brown animal". Phryne was a 4th-century BC hetaira or courtesan, famed for her beauty, whose stage name - like those of many hetairai - was based on a physical feature; she was called that either because of a dark complexion (*phrynos being cognate with brown) or because of a "snub nose" (phrynē "a kind of toad")... [more]
PHRYNICHOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek noun φρύνη (phryne) meaning "toad" (see PHRYNE). Also compare Greek φρῦνος (phrynos), which can mean "toad" as well as "brown"... [more]
QOLANSÄS f Bashkir
From Bashkir ҡолан (qolan) meaning "light brown" and сәс (säs) meaning "hair".
QO'NG'IROY f Uzbek
Derived from qo'ng'ir which can mean "brown", "reddish brown", "dark grey" or "great crested grebe" and oy meaning "moon".
RAVAHERE f Tahitian
Means "brown love" from Tahitian rava meaning "brown" and here meaning "love".
RAVANUI f Tahitian
Means "great brown (brunette)"; from Tahitian rava meaning "brown, dark, black" and nui meaning "great, immense".
SLEVIN m English (Rare), Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of the Irish name Sléibhín, which was probably a diminutive of sliabh "mountain" (genitive sléibhe), perhaps originally a short form of names such as Donnshléibhe (which meant "brown-haired man of the mountain" from donn "brown" (or possibly "chieftain") and sléibhe "of the mountain")... [more]
SOHAIB m Pakistani, Arabic
Means "one who has reddish-brown hair" in Arabic. Variant of SUHAIB.
SÓLBRÚN f Icelandic (Modern, Rare), Faroese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of sól "sun" and brúnn "brown".
SORRELL m French, English
Transferred use of an originally French surname, SORRELL, meaning "reddish brown" and likely referring to hair color. The most notable bearer is the actor Sorrell BOOKE (1930-1994) best known for playing the corrupt local functionary BOSS HOGG on the American television series, 'The Dukes of Hazzard' (1979-1985).
SUHAIB m Arabic
Means "one who has reddish-brown hair" in Arabic.