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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.

Brandon has 8 variant forms: Brand, Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brandyn, Brannon, Branton and Brennan.

For more information, see also the related name Brenton.

Baby names that sound like Brandon are Brando and Brendon.

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Popularity of Brandon

Brandon is a very popular first name for men (#68 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1127 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Brandon for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Brandon with its variant forms and related boy baby names.
Popularity of name Brandon
Popularity of Brandon