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Brendan Name Popularity

How popular is the name Brendan? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 1,296 6 0.0006%
1918 0 0%
1919 1,287 7 0.0007%
1920 1,470 5 0.0004%
1921 1,592 5 0.0004%
1922 0 0%
1923 1,333 7 0.0006%
1924 1,511 6 0.0005%
1925 1,326 7 0.0006%
1926 1,153 12 0.0011%
1927 1,386 6 0.0005%
1928 1,222 10 0.0009%
1929 1,230 9 0.0009%
1930 1,341 7 0.0007%
1931 1,320 6 0.0006%
1932 1,001 15 0.0015%
1933 977 14 0.0015%
1934 797 27 0.0028%
1935 815 25 0.0026%
1936 777 28 0.0029%
1937 808 24 0.0024%
1938 935 17 0.0017%
1939 868 20 0.002%
1940 795 27 0.0025%
1941 772 31 0.0028%
1942 932 19 0.0015%
1943 763 36 0.0028%
1944 823 25 0.002%
1945 787 28 0.0023%
1946 822 29 0.002%
1947 858 31 0.0019%
1948 855 28 0.0018%
1949 844 32 0.002%
1950 776 41 0.0025%
1951 888 28 0.0017%
1952 826 34 0.0019%
1953 761 49 0.0028%
1954 757 51 0.0028%
1955 675 75 0.0041%
1956 666 84 0.0044%
1957 608 115 0.006%
1958 660 90 0.0048%
1959 562 146 0.0077%
1960 516 189 0.01%
1961 509 197 0.0104%
1962 514 203 0.0111%
1963 510 204 0.0114%
1964 469 241 0.0137%
1965 442 262 0.016%
1966 343 435 0.0279%
1967 350 412 0.0271%
1968 349 459 0.0306%
1969 368 418 0.0271%
1970 342 524 0.0329%
1971 341 501 0.0333%
1972 346 456 0.0335%
1973 324 496 0.0383%
1974 304 566 0.0435%
1975 298 602 0.0468%
1976 246 783 0.0608%
1977 262 724 0.0537%
1978 236 857 0.0637%
1979 231 943 0.0669%
1980 220 1,065 0.0728%
1981 216 1,112 0.0756%
1982 205 1,167 0.0781%
1983 190 1,244 0.0843%
1984 188 1,299 0.0873%
1985 186 1,350 0.0889%
1986 185 1,363 0.0903%
1987 154 1,796 0.1177%
1988 157 1,767 0.1134%
1989 145 2,131 0.1321%
1990 155 1,986 0.1198%
1991 147 2,172 0.1333%
1992 145 2,278 0.1427%
1993 145 2,283 0.1464%
1994 130 2,725 0.1776%
1995 132 2,684 0.1781%
1996 131 2,803 0.1872%
1997 107 3,621 0.2448%
1998 99 3,877 0.259%
1999 96 3,994 0.2667%
2000 101 3,657 0.2394%
2001 115 3,337 0.2215%
2002 124 3,137 0.2093%
2003 141 2,862 0.1881%
2004 149 2,707 0.1776%
2005 176 2,348 0.1536%
2006 185 2,160 0.1379%
2007 205 1,911 0.1211%
2008 207 1,860 0.1203%
2009 213 1,741 0.1165%
2010 230 1,506 0.1045%
2011 263 1,292 0.0907%
2012 300 1,119 0.0785%
2013 323 979 0.0688%
2014 349 896 0.0615%
2015 383 794 0.0546%
2016 443 647 0.0449%
2017 513 515 0.0369%
2018 555 443 0.0322%
2019 629 362 0.0267%

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What names are variants of Brendan?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Breandan

Prince

Irish

Bren

Prince

Irish

Brendano

Prince

Irish

Brenden

Prince

Irish

Brendin

Prince

Irish

Brendon

Prince

Irish

Brendyn

Little Raven

Celtic

Brennan

Teardrop

Irish

Brennen

Prince; teardrop

Irish

Brennon

Prince; teardrop

Irish


What names sound like Brendan?

If you like how Brendan sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Brendan.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Brandan

Broom, gorse hill

English

Brentan

Hill, mount; Bryni's settlement

English


What names are similar to Brendan?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Brandon

Broom hill

English


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1 Comment

  1. Brendan is named for my mother Brenda who passed away the day before our embryo transfer.


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