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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Brennen mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Brennen

"Brennen" 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

Brennen was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Brennen

Brennen Carvalho is a football player. Brennen was born on December 8th, 1986 in Kapaa, Hawaii.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Brennen

Eileen Brennan was an actress. She was most active from 1960 to 2011. Eileen was given the name Verla Eileen Brennen on September 3rd, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She left this life on July 28th, 2013.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 6 0 6
1963 5 0 5
1965 7 0 7
1966 7 0 7
1968 9 0 9
1969 8 0 8
1970 17 0 17
1971 11 0 11
1972 8 0 8
1973 7 0 7
1974 12 0 12
1975 24 0 24
1976 22 5 17
1977 26 0 26
1978 17 0 17
1979 27 0 27
1980 36 0 36
1981 21 0 21
1982 50 5 45
1983 43 6 37
1984 51 0 51
1985 59 5 54
1986 60 0 60
1987 93 0 93
1988 123 0 123
1989 135 0 135
1990 139 8 131
1991 170 11 159
1992 187 7 180
1993 190 5 185
1994 242 0 242
1995 259 9 250
1996 259 5 254
1997 322 0 322
1998 387 9 378
1999 348 7 341
2000 390 6 384
2001 372 10 362
2002 372 5 367
2003 406 6 400
2004 343 7 336
2005 326 0 326
2006 304 12 292
2007 383 17 366
2008 383 8 375
2009 463 9 454
2010 392 5 387
2011 306 0 306
2012 302 0 302
2013 198 6 192
2014 157 5 152
2015 141 0 141
2016 125 0 125
2017 87 0 87

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Popularity of Brennen as a first name

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Popularity of Brennen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brennen U.S.
  White 85.91% 64.26%
  African American 8.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brennen

People with the last name Brennen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brennen

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  • How Popular is the name Brennen? Brennen is the 2,703rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Brennen was the 18,757th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brennen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,837 babies born with the first name Brennen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brennen to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brennen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Brennen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brennen is Sunday, November 27th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Brennen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brennen was in 2009 with a total of 454 babies.
  • Random Brennen Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brennen is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Brennen: Your name in reverse order is Nennerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nebnern. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brennen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,462 people with the last name Brennen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brennen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brennen as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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