What does Brandyn mean?
Brandyn /bran-dyn/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Brandyn). Brandyn's name origin is Old English, and the name Brandyn means "broom, gorse hill". Brandyn is a variant form, with the suffix -yn, of Brandon (Old English): refers to the plant.
How popular is Brandyn?
Brandyn is a rare first name for men. Brandyn is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Brandyn for boys. Brandyn entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #639 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Brandyn and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Brandyn are Brandon (#71 in 2014), Brennan (#386), Brannon, Brandan and Branden. Usage of these boy names was at its apex in the year 1992 (usage of 0.5142%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2572%, ▼50%), with the forms Branden, Brandan and Brandyn becoming less fashionable. Brandon (#71) and Brennan (#386) are two of the more chic birth names in this compilation. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Brandyn▼ is alike in pronunciation to Breandan, Brendan▲, Brenden▼, Brendin, Brendon▼ and Brendyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Brander, Brando, Brandt, Branten, Brantin and Brentyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brandyn.