Branson is a variation (English) of Brand (English, French, and German).
Brans (shortening) is another variation of the name.
See also the related category son (heir).
Branson is a somewhat popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2000s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2014, 0.018% of baby boys were named Branson. Its ranking then was #674. In 2018, it ranked at #770 with a usage of 0.015%, and it was the most regularly used out of all boy names in its group.
Baby names that sound like Branson include Barnam, Barnham, Barnhum, Barnom, Barnum, Brannen, Branon, Bransan, Bransen, Bransin, Bransun, Bransyn, Brenan, Breneman, Brenen, Brenin, Brennan, Brenon, Bringham, and Bronnson.
† Pronunciation for Branson: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"