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What does Brandin mean?

Brandin Pronunciation of Brandin [brandin] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Brandin) is an Old English name, and Brandin means "broom, gorse hill". Brandin is a variant form of Brandon (Old English): refers to the plant.

Associated with: old english, broom (flower), hill (mountain).


Brandin has 3 variants: Brandan, Branden and Brandyn.

4 more related forms via Brandon: Brand, Brannon, Branton and Brennan.

Creative forms:
(male) Branin, Brenin, ..

(female) Brandra, Brandsy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brandin Edmond (B.E.), ..

How popular is Brandin?

Brandin is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#60706 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Brandin entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #999 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brandin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brandin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Brandan, Branden (#1064 the previous year), Brandon (#82), Brandyn, Brannon and Brennan (#446) are the prominent alternative forms of Brandin listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Brandin reached its most widespread in 1994 (median #592) and has become much less since (#1370, 81.1%), with versions like Brandyn becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brandin, Brandan, Branden, Brandon, Brandyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brannon, Brennan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brandon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Brandin is pronounced similarly to Breandan, Brendan, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon and Brendyn. Other suggested similar names are Blandino, Blandon, Bradan, Bradden, Braddon, Braden, Bradie, Bradin, Bradon, Braeden, Braedon, Braiden, Braidie, Braidin, Brain, Brandell, Brander, Brando, Brandt, Branlie, Brann, Brannen, Brannt (see Brant), Brannton, Bransen, Branson, Brant, Branten, Brantin, Brantlie (see Brand), Brantt (see Brant), Braydan, Brayden, Braydie, Braydon, Braylin, Brendano, Brendt, Brennin, Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brenton, Brentyn, Brindly, Bronsin (see Bronson), Franzin and Landin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brandin.

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