The name Bronson (pronounced BRAHN-sun), is of Middle English origin meaning “son of the dark one”. The name is primarily utilized in English speaking countries. Bronson is an uncommon first name for men but a very common last name for both men and women.
Usually faithful and generous with a great capacity for affection. Bronson is gentle, even tempered, good natured, modest and slow to anger, disliking quarreling and avoiding ill-feeling. If provoked however, can explode into violent outbursts of ferocious anger in which can seem to lose all self-control.
"Beware the fury of a patient man."
"Don't pick on that one. He's apt to go Bronson on you."