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What does Brendon mean?

Brendon Pronunciation of Brendon [bren-don] as a boys' name. Brendon means "prince". Brendon is an alternate form of Brendan (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic).

Associated with: prince (king).


Brendon has 4 variants: Breandan, Brenden, Brendin and Brendyn.

5 more alternative forms via Brendan: Bren, Brendano, Brennan, Brennen and Brennon.

Creative forms:
(male) Berdon, Bryndon, ..


Middle name pairings:
Brendon Tremaine (B.T.), ..

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. Demographics)

Brendon entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #318 in the U.S. in 1998, and is currently at #1114. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brendon name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Brendon (#1114 last year) appearing in the Top 2000 are Brendan (#388 last year), Brenden (#898), Brendyn, Brennan (#446), Brennen (#1266) and Brennon. These relations of Brendon were at the top of their popularity 16 years ago (usage of 0.4%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.1%, down 73%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brendon, Brendan, Brenden, Brendyn, Brennan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brennen, Brennon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brendon is pronounced similarly to Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brandon and Brandyn. Other suggested similar names are Barend, Beldon, Benson, Benton, Berend, Blandon, Braddon, Bradon, Braedon, Brand, Brander, Brando, Brandt, Brannon, Brannton, Branson, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Braydon, Brenan, Brendt, Brenn, Brennin, Brennt (see Brent), Brent, Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brently, Brenton, Brentt, Brentton, Brenttyn, Brentyn, Brenyn, Breton, Bretton, Brexton, Brindly, Bronson, Brunon, Creedon, Glendon, Greydon, Kendon and Trenton. These names tend to be less frequently used than Brendon.

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