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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Brennan

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

A few facts about the boy's name Brennan:

  • Records indicate that 27,240 boys in the United States have been named Brennan since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2009, when 1,445 people in the U.S. were given the name Brennan. Those people are now 11 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Brennan

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      14 Positive Comments

  • "Brennon is superior to Brayden, Brenden, Brandon, and Braxton" Nov. 11, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "My friend's name is Brennan, and he smells like watermelons right now. He also likes colorful keyboards at Best Buy." Feb. 12, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "Brennan is my first name and I am a boy. I?m 11 and my last name is England, I think booth fit me well" Oct. 24, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "Brennan is my first name and I am a boy. I?m 11 and my last name is England, I think booth fit me well" Oct. 24, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "We're thinking of using this name for our baby girl!" Nov. 1, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Brennan, and I'm a girl! A lot of people sometimes call me Brenna or Brianna... it gets really annoying! And my last name sounds more like it should be a first name and a lot of times my teachers will call call me my last name thinking its my first name :(" Aug. 13, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Brennan my husband and I got it from the movie Step Brothers! I hope he grows up to be a comedian!" Feb. 9, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have only known one Brennan and it was a boy. We will be naming our baby Brennan (in 2 days) if it turns out it is a boy." Nov. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am naming my first child Brennan whether he/she is a boy or girl. I finally met a girl named Brennan and that convinced me. I like the name for both genders - I hope he/she does too!" Jan. 9, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i have a friend named brennan and it really fits him too" Sep. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Name is Brennan, HOWEVER I AM A GIRL!! The name Brennan can be used for both genders! I know twelve girls named Brennan" Mar. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son is named Brennen,it is said the same, just spelled different.We love it." Oct. 26, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 4 month old's name is Brennan, but she's a girl. The name may be traditionally male, but it fits my daughter. I love the name for a girl!" Sep. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 19 month old son is named Brennan. People often ask is it Brendan or Brandon. We love his name though. It's been a wonderful choice for our beautiful boy. :o)" Jul. 9, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "Brennan is a last name. It also happens to be my last name. So how about people stop using a last name as a first name, why not just name your kids a first name." Oct. 22, 2009: Report as inappropriate

      8 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Brennan my mom named me this because of a boy she used to like in high school people often call me Breanna or Brianna but it fits me" Feb. 10, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is brennan and i have many talents, sing, draw, dance and it fits my name brennan." Mar. 23, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My first name is Brennan not because of a random choosing of a name. On my mother's side, her Irish great-grandfather's surname was Brennan. Brennan is more than a surname or a first name, it is both." Mar. 11, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Brennan and I am 6 years old. I love my name it's cool a little different but not is great for me!" Apr. 20, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 6 year old son's name is Brennan and we love his name! It's becoming more popular now. Sometimes people confuse his name with Brendan, or Brandon." Oct. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 2 year old grandson's name is Brennan and it fits him perfectly!!!" Feb. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Unfortunately for all you people are named Brennan, your name is a last name. Why dont people realize that they are naming their kids an ancient Irish surname? I guess its trends like Brayden and stuff. My last name is Brennan, and I am proud of my last name but I hate when people have my clan name as their first name. How about people just name their kids Goldberg or Obama." Jan. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "well my name is brennan some people call me brenna i dont know how but i HATE it ........ but im a girl and was named after my moms best friend brannon and he was a boy ..... but i just wish some more babys would be named brennan that were girls ....." Apr. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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