What does Bran mean?
Bran /bran/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Scottish, Irish and Gaelic derivation, and the name Bran means "bramble; a thicket of wild gorse; raven". Bran is a version of Bram (Scottish, Irish, Gaelic). Compare last name Brawn.
Bran has 1 variant: Brann.
Bran has 1 more different form via Bram: Bramm.Kreatif forms: Branne, Branni. [more]
How popular is Bran?
Bran is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#17652 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Bran for boys. Bran has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Bran is pronounced similarly to Brain▼, Bren, Brenn, Brian▲, Brien, Brion, Bron, Brown▼, Bruin, Bryan▲, Bryen, Bryn and Bryon▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Aran, Ban, Baram, Baron, Bern, Biren, Biron, Born, Brad▼, Brae, Brahm, Brand, Branna, Brant▼, Bray, Briano, Bruno▼, Burn, Byram, Byran, Byren, Byrn, Byron▼, Eran, Fran and Oran▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bran.