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pinWhat does Bren mean?

Bren /bren/ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Bren). Bren means "prince". Bren is a version of Brendan (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic). Compare last name Bruen.


Bren has 7 different relations via Brendan: Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brendyn, Brennan, Brennen and Brennon.

Kreatif forms: Brenbe, Brenne. [more]

pinHow popular is Bren?

Bren is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#28194 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Bren and associated names. Popular related forms of Bren (not in Top 1000) are Brendan (#351 from current records), Brennan (#386), Brenden (#711), Brennon, Brendon and Brennen. Other forms, like Brendin, are uncommon. These relations of Bren were popular as birth names in 1998 (average #394) and are now much less conventional (#741, 57.3% less), with the versions Brendon, Brennen and Brenden becoming less fashionable. Brendan is more widely used than the rest, although Brennan seems to be gaining popularity too. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brendan, Brenden, Brendon, Brennan, Brennen, Brennon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brendan outside U.S.

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Bren is pronounced similarly to Brain, Bran, Brann, Brenn, Brian, Brien, Brion, Bron, Brown, Bruin, Bryan, Bryen, Bryn and Bryon. Other recommended similar baby names are Barna, Barni, Barny, Baron, Barron, Ben, Berne, Berwin, Beyron, Birney, Borne, Bourn, Brahm, Bram, Branna, Briano, Bruno, Burne, Byram, Byran, Byrn, Byrne, Byrom, Byrum and Oren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bren.