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Meaning and name origin

Bren \b-ren\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Bren), is of Irish, Gaelic and Celtic origin, and the meaning of Bren is "prince". Bren is a variant of Brendan (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): from the old Irish personal name Bréanainn.


Bren is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#36202 out of 88799, Top 41%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Bren and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Brendan (#351). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brendan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Bren is also pronounced similarly to Brain, Bran, Brann, Brenn, Brian, Brien, Brion, Bron, Brown, Bruin, Bryan, Bryen, Bryn and Bryon. Other suggested similar baby names are Aren, Baron, Barren, Ben, Bern, Beyren, Biren, Biron, Born, Bram, Brent, Bret, Bruno, Burn, Byran, Byren, Byrn, Byron and Oren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bren.