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What does Brannon mean?

Brannon Pronunciation of Brannon as a boys' name is pronounced BRAN-en. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Variant of Brandon. An elaboration of "bran", meaning "raven".


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, raven


VARIANTS Branna, Brannen

RELATIONS VIA BRANDON Brand, Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brandyn, Branton, Brennan



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How popular is Brannon?

Brannon is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2127 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Brannon entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #873 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Brannon ranked in the Top 2000 are Brandan, Branden (#1509 IN 2018), Brandin, Brandon (#124), Brandyn and Brennan (#662). These forms of Brannon were popular 24 years ago (AVERAGE #592) and have become much less widespread since (#1470, 88%), with versions like Brandyn becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brannon, Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brandon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brandyn, Brennan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brannon is pronounced similarly to Brenan, Brennan, Brennen, Brennin, Brennon, Brenyn and Brunon. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Blandon, Blanton, Braddon, Bradon, Braedon, Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brando, Brandyn, Branko, Brann, Brannt (see Brant), Brannton, Bransen, Branson, Branston, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Braxton, Braydon, Braylon, Brendon, Brenton, Bronnson, Bronson, Cannon, Channon, Gannon, Kannon, Shannon and Tannon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brannon.