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Brendan Meaning


What does Brendan mean?

The name Brendan is of Celtic and Irish origin.

The meaning of Brendan is "prince".

Brendan is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Bren-dan.

The Given Name Brendan

The royal title name Brendan, has a wonderfully chic quality.

A name fit for a child full of strength and spirit, a little seeker.

Brendan is also great as a middle name.

Brendan falls into the royal title name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Brendan Cowell, and Brendan Coyle.

Brendan Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 564 in baby name popularity for boys with 485 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 518 in baby name popularity for boys with 557 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Brendan has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Brendan Name Popularity Page.

Brendan Related Names

Variants of the name Brendan include Brenden, Brendon, Brennan, Brennen, Brennon.

Famous Brendans

  • Brendan ~ Saint
  • Brendan Cowell ~ Actor
  • Brendan Coyle ~ Actor
  • Brendan Fehr ~ Actor
  • Brendan Fraser ~ Actor
  • Brendan Gleeson ~ Actor
  • Brendan of Birr ~ Saint
  • Brendan Patricks ~ Actor

Brendan Numerology

What will your new littleBrendan be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Brendan are often honest and detailed but most of all they are read more >>

Brendan Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Brendan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Brendan.

Just for fun, see the name Brendan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Brendan in Nautical Flags page.