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: Brandongh, Brandonney, Burndon. [more]
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Brandon for boys. Brandon was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #6 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #71 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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 1000 are Brandan, Branden, Brandyn, Brannon, Brendan (#351 in 2014), Brenden (#711), Brendon, Brennan (#386), Brennen, Brennon and Brenton. Adoption of these forms of Brandon reached its most widespread in the year 1998 (adoption of 0.52%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.21%, down 59.9%), with forms such as Branden, Brenden, Brendon, Brennen and Brenton becoming somewhat outmoded. Brandon is the all-time favorite, though Brendan has become trendy as well over time. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Suggested similar baby names are Blandon, Bradden, Braddon, Braden, Bradon, Braedon, Braidin, Brando, Brandt, Brann, Brannen, Brannt, Bransen, Branson, Branten, Brantin, Braxton, Braydon, Brentin, Brentton, Bronson, Brunon, Graydon, Landon and Randon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brandon.