What does Brendon mean?
Brendon /bren-don/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Brendon means "prince". Brendon is an alternate form of Brendan (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic) with the suffix -on.
How popular is Brendon?
Brendon is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1008 out of 1220, Top 83%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#146011 out of 150436, Top 97%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Brendon for boys. Brendon entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #318 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular related forms of Brendon appearing in the Top 1000 are Brendan (#351 last year), Brenden (#711), Brennan (#386), Brennen and Brennon. These boy names were at the top of their popularity in 1998 (usage of 0.6057%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.2587%, down 57.3%), with the forms Brenden, Brendon and Brennen becoming less in vogue. Brendan (#351) and Brennan (#386) are two of the more trendy names for newborns here. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Brendon and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Brendon▼ is pronounced similarly to Brandan▼, Branden▼, Brandin, Brandon▲ and Brandyn▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Brando, Branton, Brendt, Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brenton▼, Brentton and Brentyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Brendon.