Bramwell - Meaning of Bramwell
[ 2 syll. bra-mwel(l), br-amwe-ll ] The baby boy name Bramwell is pronounced as BRAEMWehL- †. Bramwell is of Old English origin and it is used largely in the English language. The name is of the meaning 'broom well'. It is from brom meaning 'broom, brambles' ; waell 'pool, stream, spring, well'. The first name is derived from the surname, which is itself from a place so named in Derbyshire, England. The surname was first used in the 12th century, and it has been recorded in other forms such as Bromele and Bremwell. The name has been borne by Salvationist Bramwell Booth (1856-1929), as well as the painter and poet Patrick Branwell Brontë (1817-1848).
Bramwell is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Bramwell include Bernal, Bernelle, Bramlee, Bramley, Bramli, Bramlie, Bramly, Bramwill, Bramwyll, Branlea, Branlee, Branley, Branli, Branlie, Branly, Branwell, Branwill, Branwyll, Bromlee, and Bromley.
† Pronunciation for Bramwell: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"
A famous person named Bramwell is Salvationist, Bramwell Booth, born William Bramwell Booth, 8 March 1856 - 16 June 1929, Halifax, West Yorkshire, England.