What does Brennen mean?
Brennen /bren-nen/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Brennen's name origins are Irish, Gaelic and Celtic, and the meaning of the name Brennen is "prince; teardrop". Brennen is an alternate form of Brendan (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic). Brennen is also a variation of Brennan (Irish, Gaelic).
How 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)
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%, down 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)