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pinWhat does Brennen mean?

Brennen /bren-nen/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name has the meaning "prince; teardrop". Brennen is an alternate form of Brendan (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic). Brennen is also a variation of Brennan (Irish, Gaelic).


Brennen has 4 variants: Brenan, Brennin, Brennon and Brenyn.

Brennen has 8 more alternative forms via Brendan, Brennan: Breandan, Bren, Brendano, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brendyn and Brenn.

Kreatif forms: Beirnen, Bernen, Brenne. [more]

pinHow popular is Brennen?

Brennen is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#19455 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Brennen for boys. Brennen entered the list in 1990 and reached its top position of #534 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Popular related forms of Brennen appearing in the Top 1000 are Brendan (#351 the previous year), Brenden (#711), Brendon, Brennan (#386) and Brennon. These boy names reached the top of their popularity in 1998 (usage of 0.6057%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.2587%, 57.3%), with the versions Brenden, Brendon and Brennen becoming less fashionable. Brendan (#351) and Brennan (#386) are two of the more trendy baby names here. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Brennen and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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