Bren Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Brendan:
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.” Alter-natively, Brandon is a variant form of Brendan, an Angli-cized form of the Irish Breandán (prince). Var: Brendon.
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know a Bren? What are his siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Bren
Contribute your knowledge to the name Bren
- Comments and insights on the name Bren
b-ren\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Bren), is a variant of Brendan (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic).The baby name Bren sounds like Bran, Brenn, Bryen, Brien, Bron, Bryn, Byren and Biren. Other similar baby names are Aren, Ben, Brent, Bret and Oren.
- Personal experiences with the name Bren
I just met the cutest redheaded guy named Bren at swing dance. He was very nice, sweet and a good dancer. He definitely looked like he had English/Irish roots too.
- Nicknames for Bren
- Meanings and history of the name Bren
the meaning of Bren is "prince".
- Famous real-life people named Bren
- Bren in song, story & screen