Branden

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27k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
298
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Branden mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Branden

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

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  1. A male given name, a rather rare modern spelling of Brandon.

Notable Persons Named Branden

Branden Dawson is a basketball player for the Erie BayHawks, →Bakersfield Jam, →Grand Rapids Drive, →Erie BayHawks, and Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA Development League. He has had major accomplishments since 2015. Branden was born on February 1st, 1993 in Gary, Indiana.

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Branden was born on May 20th, 1988 in Pretoria. Branden is also known as Grace and Branden John.

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Branden Steineckert is a post-hardcore, punk rock, and ska musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, bass, drums, percussion programming, and Programming (music). Branden was born on April 21st, 1978 in Pocatello, Idaho.

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Branden Albert is a football player for the Miami Dolphins. Branden was born on November 4th, 1984 in Rochester, New York.

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Branden Oliver is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2014 to present. Branden was born on May 7th, 1991 in Miami.

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Branden was born on July 29th, 1973 in Jefferson, Ohio.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Branden

Nathaniel Branden was a psychotherapy and psychotherapist. Nathaniel was given the name Nathan Blumenthal on April 9th, 1930 in Brampton. He died on December 3rd, 2014.

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Barbara Branden was a writer. Barbara was given the name Barbara Weidman on May 14th, 1929 in Winnipeg. She passed away on December 11th, 2013.

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Mikael was born on December 11th, 1959.

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Fredrik Brändén is an athlete for the IFK Uddevalla.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1959 5 0 5
1960 8 0 8
1962 7 0 7
1963 10 0 10
1964 5 0 5
1965 22 0 22
1966 16 0 16
1967 23 0 23
1968 35 0 35
1969 27 0 27
1970 78 5 73
1971 78 0 78
1972 113 6 107
1973 148 7 141
1974 172 7 165
1975 214 9 205
1976 187 9 178
1977 267 15 252
1978 257 11 246
1979 307 14 293
1980 423 25 398
1981 626 26 600
1982 619 23 596
1983 658 17 641
1984 754 19 735
1985 830 21 809
1986 880 22 858
1987 926 13 913
1988 921 26 895
1989 979 10 969
1990 856 8 848
1991 1,011 0 1,011
1992 1,160 10 1,150
1993 1,077 7 1,070
1994 1,046 8 1,038
1995 910 0 910
1996 944 6 938
1997 894 6 888
1998 910 0 910
1999 918 0 918
2000 810 0 810
2001 811 0 811
2002 714 0 714
2003 662 0 662
2004 618 0 618
2005 588 0 588
2006 566 0 566
2007 555 0 555
2008 430 0 430
2009 443 0 443
2010 385 0 385
2011 336 0 336
2012 249 0 249
2013 200 0 200
2014 204 0 204
2015 186 0 186
2016 150 0 150
2017 115 0 115

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Popularity of Branden as a first name

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Popularity of Branden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Branden U.S.
  White 85.23% 64.26%
  African American 10.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Branden

People with the last name Branden are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Branden

  • How Popular is the name Branden? Branden is the 1,449th most popular name of all time. As a last name Branden was the 66,371st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Branden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,343 babies born with the first name Branden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Branden to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Branden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Branden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Branden is Monday, April 13th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Branden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Branden was in 1992 with a total of 1,150 babies. That's a lot of babies named Branden!
  • Random Branden Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Branden ranks 94th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 13 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Branden: Your name in reverse order is Nednarb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bderann. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Branden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 298 people with the last name Branden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Branden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Branden as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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