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Brandon

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Origin: Anglo Saxon
Meaning: Quick Sword

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This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Brandon in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Brandon:

  • Records indicate that 727,071 boys in the United States have been named Brandon since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1992, when 29,606 people in the U.S. were given the name Brandon. Those people are now 22 years old.

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    Comments about the name Brandon

    96% Approval Rating
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      43 Positive Comments

  • "My son's name is Brandon and it is a very suitable nme for a blue-eyed blonde hair fella. He was born in aug of 2004 and if I had to do it again, I would name him the same. It has aring to it, and yet never gets old." Nov. 19, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "If I had another son I would name him Brandon Lee after the actor I absolutely love the name. It's a really cute name." Oct. 25, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY son's name is Brandon, and it happened to fit him perfectly, he was born on 2004 and when my husband asked me if this name is OK I liked from the 1st second. I love him soo much and Brandon is the prettiest name for a handsome boy/guy" Feb. 10, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Brandon!! I think it sounds cute and funny. I have an old friend named Brandon and sometimes I call him brando or bran. Lol it's def my fav name for a guy and I know more than a couple people with that name. I think it best fits blond guys ;-)" Dec. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my beautifull baby boy who is five months old is called brandonm david(david after my dad) and i love it . people often get it mixed up with brenden but i wouldnt change it for the world" Oct. 18, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Brandon. I think it's a beautiful name, even though there are a few other Brandon's in his classes. When we want to tease him, we call him Bran Muffin. :D" Jun. 17, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Brandon, got the name off Brandon Lee :) Bruce less is my true idol." Feb. 10, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi my name is Brandon it's pretty cool and unique and I LOVE the name Cecily." Nov. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I really cannot think of a better name. Every Brandon I've met is an awesome person to be around." Oct. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name was Brandon and he was the most beautiful blonde headed blue eyed Brandon around. I lost him in a car accident in 2008. He was 27. I always loved the sound of his name. It fit him. He was the epitomy of Brandon. My guardian Angel has a name and it is Brandon." Aug. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is brandon... i like it because it sort of keeps my age down... like keeps me as a kid inside, always being one no matter how old i get... i like it! two thumbs up" Aug. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My boy friends name is brandon! He is amazing! I love to say his name for some reason it just sounds cool! Haha! Plus my boy friend is really really sexy sooo I think Brandon is a hott name! ...and that's my cousins boyfriends name and he is smoking hot .... So therefore brandon is a hot And common name!!!" Jul. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE the name Brandon. I know A LOT of guys named Brandon and they are all very nice. And my favorite singer is named Brandon. YEY!" Feb. 1, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My best friend's name is Brandon.. I call him Bwandon sometimes, because I'm weird and because he's adorable like that. :P He's one of the sweetest, wisest, and most genuinely kind-hearted people I've EVER met. I couldn't imagine what I'd do without him. ^^" Jan. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Best name ever ever ever..... My 1st child is called Brandon altho we sadly lost him he was simply the most gorgeous baby in the world, and all my children carry his name, Hallie Brannagh Summer, Kai Nixon Brandon, Baelen Luke Brandon. I think the name protects them and keeps them safe." Jan. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the mane brandon lol its my boyfriends name lol and i love him" Feb. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "A good name, although people often think I said "Brad" instead of Brandon. The only other confusion comes with people confusing it with "Brenden", "Branden", or "Brendon". But as a bonus, it isn't really a name you can make fun of- go ahead, try. haha." Nov. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "yo, I'm Brandon I really like my name. No one ever usually pronounces it wrongg, but if they need to know how to spell it they aren't so sure.. But other than tht its perty sweet!! :p" Oct. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "brandon is such a beautiful name for such a young hot steamy man." May. 22, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Olivia Hahn and Brandon Murad are getting married so Brandon is the best name there isssssss and our first kid that's a boy is going to be named Brandon" Apr. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Brandon is a unique enough name that it is distinguishing, while not being so unique that it sticks out. It is also longer, and works well with many last names. However, it doesn't rhyme with anything, so he won't ever have a poem written about him. It is also my name, so it is automatically 23.87% better." Feb. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Brandon is a brilliant name, my little boy is called Brandon I think my husband picked the name because he liked the actor Brandon Lee." Feb. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love my name, means "Beacon of light" or "City on a Hill" or something like that. I often am called Brendan but w/e" Jan. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "brandon is my boyfriends name and everyone usually spells his name and says it write." Jan. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "brandon is a very cool name my cousin name is randon" Jan. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my Broths name is Brandon,He is sometimes nice and sometimes mean" Dec. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Brandon = SEXY!!! Beverly Hills 90210, THANK YOU BRANDON...Love of my life...hehe" Nov. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Yeah, Brandon is a great name, I hate how people mispronounce it with other variations though, like Brent or Brendan, if you say it too fast they think it's Randy or Randell, and I STILL don't see how you get Brian from Brandon, but i've heard that one more than anything else, and the most outrageous has been Brekkin, haha... but yeah, Brandon fits people quite well - glad my mom gave me that one." Oct. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is brandon. I was born on March 17, 1992 (st. patricks day) I love my name and most females like it too. there are 2 more brandons in my grade. Personally i cannot think of a better name for me. Its probably the most 90's name ive ever heard and im sad to see it decline since 2000. if my name wasn't brandon than id name my son brandon but sadly ive taken that from any future sons of mine. IF UR LOOKING FOR A NAME TO CHOOSE FOR UR CHILD I RECOMMEND "BRANDON" not so much "Brenden" go with "BRANDON"." Oct. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My mom and dad always call my brenda when i miss behave. i like the name but evebody says its common but nobody can ever say brandons not a cute name." Aug. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was named this in 88 and I love it, Im not gonna lie I havent met to many Brandons out there but of the ones I have are of high quality guys ;-)" Aug. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Brandon! It's because thats my name!" Aug. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "BRANDON SOUNDS CLASSY AND IS A GOOD NAME 4 SOMEONE FROM WHEN THEY ARE A BABY TILL THE DAY THEY DIE!" Jul. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's my boyfriends name and i love it and him he's very much like a quick sword" Jul. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My brother's name is Brenden. I love him. He's as unique as a snowflake... as we all are." Jul. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "i was born in 89 and am proud to be a Brandon, its don not den! So get it straight" Jul. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Brandon. I named my son Brandon, he was born in 2004. I think it's a name that is not so common anymore, but has a classy, but the name is very uncommon. I LOVE THE NAME BRANDON!!!" May. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born in 1990 and felt embarassed because it was so different, now I like it just because it is so different. Many people mispronounce because there is about 10 ways to spell it. Ha ha." May. 6, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think the name Brandon has a lot of class to it, and it just rolls off of the tongue." Mar. 21, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "brandon is the coolest name ever and i think anybody who dosent like it is just jealous they havent got a great name" Feb. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I loved the name when I first heard it, and ended up naming my son it even though it seemed everyone else did too. He was born in 1997." Nov. 15, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was given the name when born in 1978. Up until very recently, probably because the name has become more prevalent, almost everybody I met called me Brendan. There are still some people I've known for several years who call me Brendan, simply because somewhere along the way I got tired of correcting people." Aug. 2, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "i always have people miss pronounce it and there are alot of people at school that have the same name" Jun. 29, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      2 Negative Comments

  • "I go by brandon, its a great kids name, but not so much for adults." May. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my husband's name. He hates it because it dates him. Almost no one born before the mid 1970s is named Brandon." Apr. 21, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      29 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Brandon, and I am not really all that fond of it. I was born in 1998, and the name seems to be increasing, and it is no longer unique." Aug. 10, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Brutal week. Here's how we finished: Bruce: 12-4Jim: 9-7Dave: 8-8Brandon: 7-9Looks like I eickpd the wrong pick to stop sniffing glue while making my NFL picks." Apr. 15, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "You first need to add the flgiht and after that, there is an icon of .igc file on each flgiht on far right (second icon from the right). When you click the icon the filse selection dialog opens I hope this helpsVN:F [1.9.13_1145]" Apr. 13, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Brandon, and my girlfriend commented seven comments ago." Nov. 1, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I live with a Brandon and the name suits him perfectly. It's a strong name that stands the test of time, and certainly carries a certain image. It's a little overused nowadays, but I would still name my son Brandon." Aug. 31, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like this name,but it's gotten really too common for me. My best friend's name is "Brandon" which is find but I also have about 10 other friends with the same name.Everyone gets confused. I would spell my child's differently like "Brandyn" I like names with "Y's"" Dec. 30, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is brandon and I like it because I'm the only onbe out of all my friends called BRANDON SILVA and its the koolest name in the world" Sep. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is brandon:) Its awsome but i liked to be called bruce though instead of brandon" Dec. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My names Brandon and girls love saying it, they think its sexay..and i love hearing them say it." Aug. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "The name Brandon is a crappy name..ButThis is comming from a experience from knowing too many brandons.." May. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "brandon is my name and all the girls love me so if you want to name your son brandon beware of the girls ;)" Feb. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son's name is Brandon and I couldn't picture ever calling him something different , it's like it fit's him perfectly :)" Nov. 18, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Nobody really knows at first if it's spelt Brenden or Brandon and all those other ways to spell it. I also know about 7 Brandons." Nov. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Nobody really knows at first if it's spelt Brenden or Brandon and all those other ways to spell it. I also know about 7 Brandons." Nov. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Most call me Brannen bon Brandon, I just go by bran most of the time. Now in the world of texting and email it is easier to sign off that way. Most people see it and call me by that." Dec. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Easy way to get people to remember this name- Brandon Lee. The Brendan and Brandan or Brendyn etc ways of spelling look awful." May. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Lol, I go by Brandon James, and prefer "James" that comment above isn't about me, but freaked me out :)" Mar. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Idoitic Brother's name is Brandon. He is funny. And I Love Him With All My Life" Mar. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My cousin's name is Brandon. It is a great name, easy to spell and easy to say." Feb. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Brandon isn't even my boyfriend's "real" name but I guess he likes it so much it's what he goes by.. His name is James Brandon.. I suppose Brandon is a little more laid back than James" Jan. 10, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have four sons and the youngest by 12 minutes (he is a twin) I named Brandon. I have always loved the way that name sounds and suprisingly I haven't come across another child with that name here in Australia. After watching Sense and Sensibility and Alan Rickman's character Colonel Brandon I was convinced this was the name for one of my twins. Women respond very positively to this name I find!" Nov. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Brandon = SEXY!!! Beverly Hills 90210, THANK YOU BRANDON...Love of my life...hehe" Nov. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is a very common name among my time 1990's and so it often gets mispronounced and spelt wrong. I have even had it spelt wrong in a newspaper article I was in." Oct. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born in 2003, his name is Brandon. I love the name and I don't care what anyone says." Sep. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "THis is my name!! i was born in 1993 and i have 5 other friends with the name brandon=]" Jun. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "BRANDON IS NOT BRENDAN GET THAT THOUGHGTUR HEAD IM UR DJFAKSDNF =" Apr. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • ""I was born in 1989...and I am not all that thrilled about being named Brandon. People miss pronounce, and misinterpret my name on a daily basis. Although from what I can tell it is not that common."" Mar. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "whatever. you people should just relax and let the name come to you." Mar. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name brandon my boyfreind is named brandon and he's so fine." Feb. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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