Brannon Name Meaning & Origin

Brannon

Pronunciation: BRAN-ən (key)

Origin of the name Brandon:

Variant form of Branton, a surname that originated from English place-names composed of the Old English elements brom (broom, brushwood) and dun (hill): hence, "dweller near the brushwood hill." Alternatively, Brandon is a variant form of Brendan, an Anglicized form of the Irish Breandán (prince).

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Mistaken for Brandon A LOT! We expected it a little, but neighbors still think his name's Brandon, and we don't want to be rude correcting them.

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Branny, Bran, Nanners, Bran-man

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We read that it means "Son of Bran". Not very exciting.

Yes, but it comes from an 8th century Irish legend called "The Voyage of Bran". In which Bran has a son "Brannon".

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