What does Brannon mean?
Brannon /bran-non/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced BRAN-en. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Variant of Brandon. An elaboration of "bran", meaning "raven".
How popular is Brannon?
Brannon is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2127 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Brannon for boys. Brannon entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #855 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Brannon and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Brannon ranked in the Top 1000 are Brandan, Branden, Brandon (#71 in 2014), Brandyn and Brennan (#386). These boy names were at the top of their popularity in the year 1992 (usage of 0.5142%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.2572%, ▼50%), with the versions Brandan, Branden and Brandyn becoming less fashionable. Brandon (#71) and Brennan (#386) are two of the more contemporarily stylish boy names among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)