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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Brenden mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Brenden

"Brenden" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Prince. Variant of Brendan". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name, an occasional spelling variant of Brendan.

Notable Persons Named Brenden

Brenden was born on September 20th, 1995 in Ellensburg, Washington.

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Brenden Abbott is a criminal. Brenden is also known as The Postcard Bandit.

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Brenden Jefferson is an actor and songwriter. His career lasted from 1992 to 2004. Brenden was given the name Brenden Richard Jefferson on June 3rd, 1986 in San Bernardino, California. Brenden is also known as Jefferson and Brenden.

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Brenden Morrow is a hockey player. He has been prominent since 1999. Brenden was born on January 16th, 1979 in Carlyle, Saskatchewan.

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Brenden Dillon is a hockey player for the San Jose Sharks in the National Hockey League. He has had major accomplishments since 2011. Brenden was born on November 13th, 1990 in Surrey, British Columbia.

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Brenden Shucart is a writer, actor, hiv and gay rights activist, editor-at-large for positive frontiers, frontiers la, and frontiers (magazine). Brenden was given the name Brenden Gregory Shucart on April 13th, 1981.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Brenden

Kristian was born on June 12th, 1976 in Lillehammer, Norway.

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John was born in 1941.

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Laila Brenden is a writer.

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Synnoeve was born on July 5th, 1959.

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Marie was born on February 27th, 1938. She breathed her last breath on July 31st, 2012.

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Erik Næsbak Brenden is a sports team member for the Lillestrøm SK.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 8 0 8
1957 5 0 5
1958 7 0 7
1959 8 0 8
1960 5 0 5
1961 7 0 7
1962 11 0 11
1963 11 0 11
1964 17 0 17
1965 31 0 31
1966 50 0 50
1967 40 0 40
1968 64 0 64
1969 43 0 43
1970 32 0 32
1971 42 0 42
1972 49 0 49
1973 51 0 51
1974 45 0 45
1975 66 0 66
1976 71 0 71
1977 72 0 72
1978 60 0 60
1979 85 0 85
1980 103 0 103
1981 104 0 104
1982 119 0 119
1983 128 0 128
1984 168 0 168
1985 147 0 147
1986 211 9 202
1987 285 0 285
1988 295 0 295
1989 313 0 313
1990 363 0 363
1991 451 0 451
1992 509 0 509
1993 579 8 571
1994 738 7 731
1995 710 5 705
1996 907 0 907
1997 1,109 0 1,109
1998 1,267 0 1,267
1999 1,324 8 1,316
2000 1,394 0 1,394
2001 1,221 0 1,221
2002 1,240 0 1,240
2003 1,184 0 1,184
2004 1,145 0 1,145
2005 1,002 0 1,002
2006 1,011 0 1,011
2007 1,003 0 1,003
2008 902 5 897
2009 891 0 891
2010 751 0 751
2011 577 0 577
2012 533 0 533
2013 428 0 428
2014 340 0 340
2015 241 0 241
2016 204 0 204
2017 204 0 204

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Popularity of Brenden as a first name

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Popularity of Brenden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brenden U.S.
  White 92.89% 64.26%
  African American 1.09% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brenden

People with the last name Brenden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brenden

  • What name lists does Brenden rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Brenden? Brenden is the 1,515th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brenden was the 31,629th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brenden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 24,981 babies born with the first name Brenden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brenden 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 Brenden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Brenden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brenden is Wednesday, September 9th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Brenden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brenden was in 2000 with a total of 1,394 babies. That's a lot of babies named Brenden!
  • Random Brenden Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brenden ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 7 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Brenden: Your name in reverse order is Nednerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nernbde. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brenden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 731 people with the last name Brenden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brenden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brenden as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k 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).
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