Brandon

Pronunciation: bra-hndo-hn
Origin: Scotland
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

The name Brandon has multiple origins and meanings. It is a masculine name of Celtic origin, meaning "prince" or "chieftain". The Old Irish form of the name, Bréanainn, probably derives from the Old Welsh word "breenhin", also meaning "prince" or "chieftain". Additionally, Brandon has roots in Old English, where it means "broom covered hill" or "fiery hill". The name is an Anglicized version of the Old Irish name Bréanainn and has been used independently by different cultures throughout history. The name Brandon is traditionally the masculine form of the name and has been used by various notable people, such as musicians, actors, football players, and baseball players. The name's popularity has declined since its peak in the early 2000s, but it remains a classic name with a range of associations and meanings.

Brandon Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Brandon is currently #538 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Brandon is currently #538 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Brandon is currently #530 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Brandon is currently #530 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Brandon

  • Brandon Lee: Brandon Lee was an American actor and martial artist, known for his role in "The Crow." He was the son of Bruce Lee and passed away in 1993 during the filming of "The Crow."
  • Brandon Flowers: Brandon Flowers is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and keyboardist of the rock band The Killers.
  • Brandon Routh: Brandon Routh is an American actor known for his role as Superman in "Superman Returns" and as Ray Palmer/The Atom in the Arrowverse TV series.
  • Brandon T. Jackson: Brandon T. Jackson is an American actor, comedian, and writer known for his roles in "Tropic Thunder," "Percy Jackson & the Olympians," and "Lottery Ticket."