in the U.S.
- Gender: Boy
- Origin: Irish
- Meaning: Prince
- #685 All Time
Pronunciation of Brendan
How popular is the name "Brendan" in the U.S.?
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#99 boy name
#96 boy name
Want to know about the populiarty of Brendan? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87,501 babies born with the name Brendan in the United States. That's more than enough Brendans to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brendan" was in 1999 with a total of 3,994 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brendans)
According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brendan" ranks #53 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 23 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of 1,205 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Brendan popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Brendan in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Brendan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Brendan as well as things modernly associated with the name Brendan such as celebrities named Brendan.
Origin and Meaning of Brendan
The name "Brendan" is of Irish origin, and it means "Prince". It's a name commonly given to boys.
Brendan Fletcher is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Brendan was born in 1981 as Brendan Fletcher in Comox Valley, British Columbia, Canada.
Brendan Sexton III
Brendan Sexton III is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1994 to present. Brendan was born in 1980 as Brendan Eugene Sexton III in Staten Island, New York, U.S.
B is for beauty, that comes from within.
R is for relish, you seek a challenge.
E is for eternal, your spirit will live.
N is for neatness, your orderly way.
D is for dandy, a description of you!
A is for accord, the harmony you spread.
N is for nice, need I say more?
Your name in reverse order is "Nadnerb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bnreadn". 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 Brendan born Jan 7, 1974
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 New Guinea approximately on 925. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.
You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.
Name poster for Brendan
Here's something for you to ponder on...
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