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First name origin & meaning:

Old English: Fiery hill

First name variations: Branden, Brand, Bran, Brenden, Brendan, Brant, Brent, Brennen, Brennan, Branford

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: habitational name from any of various places called Brandon, in County Durham, Northumbria, Norfolk, Suffolk, Warwickshire, and elsewhere. Most are named with Old English brōm ‘broom’, ‘gorse’ + dūn ‘hill’. One in Lincolnshire, however, may be named with the Brant river, on which it stands; Ekwall derives the river name from Old English brant ‘steep’, presumably with reference to its steep banks.
  2. Irish (Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Breandáin ‘son of Breandán’.
  3. French: from the Old French oblique case of the personal name Brand, of Germanic origin (see Brand 1).

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Pamela Anderson, Tommy Lee, Marlee Matlin, Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Babyface Edmonds

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