What does Brandt mean?
Brandt [brandt] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and the name Brandt means "sword; fiery torch, beacon". Brandt is a German form of Brand (Old Norse, Old English). Brandt is also a variant of Brant (Old English).
Brandt has 2 variants: Brannt and Brantt.Creative forms:
(male) Bandt, Brindt, ..
(female) Brada, Brade, .. Middle name pairings:
Brandt Zaire (B.Z.), ..
How popular is Brandt?
Brandt is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#885 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Brandt entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #936 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is at #1459 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Brando and Brant (#1818 via latest list) are the prominent related forms of Brandt (#1459 via latest list). Other forms, like Brannt, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Brandt was more pronounced 2 decades ago (usage of 0.02%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.01%, 46% less).
Brandt is pronounced similarly to Brendt, Brennt, Brent▼, Brentt, Briant, Bryant▼ and Bryent. Other recommended names are Arand, Arndt, Barend, Barnet, Baronet, Berend, Bernd, Berndt, Bernet, Bernt, Brad▼, Bradd, Brady, Braedy, Braidy, Bran, Branch, Brandan▼, Branden▼, Brandin, Brandon▼, Brandyn▼, Branko, Branly, Brann, Branna, Brannton, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Breandan, Brendan▼, Brenden▼, Brendin, Brendon▼, Brendyn, Brindly, Burnet and Grant. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brandt.See names in meaning and etymology.