What does Brandon mean?
Refers to the plant. Transferred use of the surname and place name. In some cases, a variant of the less popular Brendan. TV executive Brandon Tartikoff.
Affiliated boy name: Brenton.
Brandon has 1 feminine form: Brandy.Kreatif forms:
(male) Baindon, Burndon, ..
(female) Branbren, Branen, ..
How popular is Brandon?
Brandon is a very prominent first name for men (#68 out of 1220, Top 5%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#1260 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Brandon for boys. Brandon was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #6 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #71 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Brandon and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Brandon (#71 in 2014) listed in the Top 2000 are Brandan, Branden (#1006 in 2014), Brandin, Brandyn, Brannon, Brendan (#351), Brenden (#711), Brendon (#1068), Brendyn, Brennan (#386), Brennen (#1205), Brennon (#1983) and Brenton (#1018). Usage of these forms of Brandon reached its most widespread in the year 1994 (adoption of 1.9%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.5%, down 76.1%), with forms such as Brandyn becoming less stylish.
Suggested similar names are Bardon, Blandon, Blanton, Bradan, Bradden, Braddon, Braden▼, Bradin, Bradon, Braeden▼, Braedon▼, Braiden, Braidin, Brandell, Brander, Brando, Brandt, Branko, Brann, Brannen, Brannt (see Brant), Brannton, Bransen, Branson▲, Branston, Brant, Branten, Brantin, Brantt (see Brant), Braxton▲, Braydan, Brayden▲, Braydon, Braylon, Brendt, Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brentton, Brentyn, Brindly, Bronson▲, Brunon, Graydon, Landon▲, Randon and Shandon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brandon.