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Brandon meaning and name origin
Brandon \b-ran-don, br(a)-ndon\ as a boy's name is pronounced BRAN-den. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Brandon is "broom, gorse hill". 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.
For more information, see also the related name Brenton.
Brandon is also pronounced similarly to Breandan, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon and Brendyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Blandon, Braddon, Bradon, Braedon, Brander, Brando, Brandt, Brannton, Branson, Branten, Brantin and Braydon.
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Popularity of Brandon
Brandon is a very popular first name for males (#68 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1127 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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