The name Branwell holds its origin in Old English, and the meaning of Branwell is ‘well where the gorse grows’, ‘broom well’, or ‘raven well’. It is considered the variation of the Old English name Bramwell. Branwell is found to be used as a surname with about 84% and the first name with around 16%. As a surname, this name is used in around four countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Ghana, and Saudi Arabia. Between 1840 - - 1920, the Branwell families were found in the United States, the United Kingdom, Scotland, and Canada. Georgia State had the highest population of Branwell families in the United States. Some of the notable personalities with the name Branwell include Patrick Branwell Bronte (English Painter and Writer – 1817). The name Branwell is not so popular and was not among the Top 2000 popular names.