What does Branden mean?
(male) Barnden, Brantan, ..
(female) Branan, Branen, .. Middle name pairings:
Branden Keon (B.K.), ..
How popular is Branden?
Branden is a somewhat popular first name for males (#751 out of 1220, Top 62%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#49471 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Branden was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #252 in the U.S. in 1992, and is currently at #1064. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Branden (#1064 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Brandan, Brandin, Brandon (#82 last year), Brandyn, Brannon and Brennan (#446). Usage of these forms of Branden was well-received 21 years ago (adoption of 1.65%) and is now much diminished (adoption 0.31%, down 81%), with versions like Brandyn becoming less stylish.
Branden▼ is pronounced similarly to Breandan, Brendan▼, Brenden▼, Brendin, Brendon▼ and Brendyn. Other suggested similar names are Barden, Blagden, Blandon, Bracken, Bradan, Bradden, Braddon, Braden▼, Bradey, Bradin, Bradon, Braeden▼, Braedon▼, Braiden, Braidin, Brandell, Brander, Brando, Brandt, Branlea (see Branley), Branlee, Branley, Brann, Brannen, Brannt (see Brant), Brannton, Bransen, Branson▲, Brant, Branten, Brantin, Brantley▲, Brantt (see Brant), Braydan, Brayden▲, Braydon, Braylen▲, Brendano, Brendt, Brennen▼, Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brenton, Brentyn, Brindley, Brindly, Broden, Bronsen, Franzen and Landen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Branden.See names in meaning and etymology.