The meaning of the name Bronx is Bronck's Land. The origin of the name Bronx is American. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Borough of New York City. One of the very first European settlers of the Bronx area of New York was Jonas Bronck. His land was called "Bronck's Land" and eventually shortened to Bronck's or The Bronx.