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Meaning and name origin

Brennan \b-rennan, br(en)-nan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Brennan), is pronounced BREN-an. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Brennan is "teardrop". Variant of Brendan.


Variations

Brennan has 6 variant forms: Brenan, Brenn, Brennen, Brennin, Brennon and Brenyn.

For more information, see also the related boy name Brandon.

There is 1 feminine form of Brennan: Brenna.


Popularity

Brennan is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#744 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Brennan for boys. Brennan reached its highest rank of #243 in the U.S. in 2009 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brennan name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Brennan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Brandon (#71), Brendan (#351), Brennan (#386), Brennon and Brennen. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brandon, Brendan, Brennan, Brennen outside U.S.


Similar Names

Brennan is also pronounced similarly to Brannen and Brannon. Another suggested similar baby name is Brentan. Like Brennan, these names are not commonly used.

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