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Brandon

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How popular is the baby name Brandon in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1914 11 0 11
1915 12 0 12
1916 17 0 17
1917 9 0 9
1918 15 0 15
1919 11 0 11
1920 9 0 9
1921 9 0 9
1922 14 0 14
1923 16 0 16
1924 12 0 12
1925 10 0 10
1926 17 0 17
1927 17 0 17
1928 9 0 9
1929 13 0 13
1930 12 0 12
1931 12 0 12
1932 9 0 9
1933 12 0 12
1934 6 0 6
1935 9 0 9
1936 12 0 12
1937 7 0 7
1938 7 0 7
1940 10 0 10
1941 10 0 10
1942 10 0 10
1943 17 0 17
1944 18 0 18
1945 10 0 10
1946 9 0 9
1947 31 0 31
1948 35 0 35
1949 42 0 42
1950 54 0 54
1951 50 0 50
1952 75 0 75
1953 114 0 114
1954 168 7 161
1955 112 8 104
1956 173 5 168
1957 130 0 130
1958 140 6 134
1959 196 6 190
1960 183 0 183
1961 199 6 193
1962 201 6 195
1963 268 7 261
1964 312 7 305
1965 407 7 400
1966 404 5 399
1967 496 13 483
1968 778 18 760
1969 1,133 24 1,109
1970 2,584 37 2,547
1971 3,306 40 3,266 #95 boy name
1972 4,683 50 4,633 #63 boy name
1973 5,139 65 5,074 #58 boy name
1974 5,944 81 5,863 #51 boy name
1975 7,189 97 7,092 #44 boy name
1976 7,891 98 7,793 #40 boy name
1977 8,381 96 8,285 #41 boy name
1978 9,351 100 9,251 #40 boy name
1979 11,438 127 11,311 #35 boy name
1980 14,296 136 14,160 #30 boy name
1981 20,437 220 20,217 #19 boy name
1982 20,418 201 20,217 #18 boy name
1983 23,762 247 23,515 #17 boy name
1984 25,906 235 25,671 #15 boy name
1985 29,571 273 29,298 #13 boy name
1986 27,518 269 27,249 #13 boy name
1987 25,032 217 24,815 #14 boy name
1988 23,893 166 23,727 #17 boy name
1989 23,439 135 23,304 #18 boy name
1990 22,240 85 22,155 #19 boy name
1991 26,079 63 26,016 #15 boy name
1992 29,714 96 29,618 #6 boy name
1993 28,837 101 28,736 #6 boy name
1994 29,579 94 29,485 #6 boy name
1995 26,989 86 26,903 #8 boy name
1996 25,927 81 25,846 #8 boy name
1997 25,250 57 25,193 #7 boy name
1998 23,882 54 23,828 #7 boy name
1999 21,642 43 21,599 #11 boy name
2000 20,377 42 20,335 #12 boy name
2001 17,929 40 17,889 #18 boy name
2002 16,303 32 16,271 #20 boy name
2003 15,258 25 15,233 #21 boy name
2004 14,185 59 14,126 #22 boy name
2005 12,971 30 12,941 #27 boy name
2006 12,696 23 12,673 #27 boy name
2007 12,143 13 12,130 #31 boy name
2008 11,480 14 11,466 #33 boy name
2009 9,846 11 9,835 #38 boy name
2010 8,548 14 8,534 #44 boy name
2011 7,821 16 7,805 #47 boy name
2012 7,038 15 7,023 #56 boy name
2013 6,218 8 6,210 #70 boy name
2014 5,829 0 5,829 #71 boy name
2015 5,093 8 5,085 #82 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Brandon baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 750,124 babies born with the name Brandon in the United States. That's more than enough Brandons to occupy the country of Equatorial Guinea with an estimated population of 740,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brandon" was in 1992 with a total of 29,618 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brandons)

According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brandon" ranks #11 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 75 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of 28,837 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Brandon" mean? The list below shows the origins of Brandon as well as things modernly associated with the name Brandon such as celebrities named Brandon.

Origin and Meaning of Brandon

The name "Brandon" is of English origin, and it means "From the broom hill". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Brandon Lee

Brandon Lee is a chinese-language singer and actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to 1993. Brandon was born in 1965 as Brandon Bruce Lee in Oakland, California, U.S.

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Brandon Flowers

Brandon Flowers is a musician and songwriter specializing in synthpop, alternative rock, new wave, and heartland rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Brandon was born in 1981 as Brandon Richard Flowers.

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Brandon Routh

Brandon Routh is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Brandon was born in 1979 as Brandon James Routh in Norwalk, Iowa, United States.

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Bam Margera

Bam Margera is a professional skateboarder, actor, musician, and stunt performer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1998 to present. Bam was born in 1979 as Brandon Cole Margera in West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Brandon T. Jackson

Brandon T. Jackson is an actor, comedian, writer, and rapper with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1997 to present. Brandon was born in 1984 as Brandon Timothy Jackson in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

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Bug Hall

Bug Hall is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1994 to present. Bug was born in 1985 as Brandon Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, US.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Brandon

Brandon Boykin
Brandon Jennings
Brandon Marshall
Brandon Sanderson
Brandon Browner
Brandon Jenner
Brandon Scherff
Brandon Lafell

Alternative Meanings

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nodnarb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dannorb". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Brandon born Feb 15, 2013

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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