Brennan - A very unique male name
Brennan, meaning descendent of the sad one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1962 on position #1474. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brennan and more.
With that position 1 in 1,651 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brennan peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2009 on position 241.
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Brennan is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brennan is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #125 - and is the least popular in Oklahoma at position #627.
Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Brennan is where you live.
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Brennan origin and meaningBrennan is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means descendent of the sad one. To see famous people named Brennan, pop culture references for the name Brennan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Brennan
We've found the following names that sound similar to Brennan, sorted by popularity.Brian / Bryan / Byron / Brayan / Barney / Bryon / Bruno / Brennen / Bernie / Brain /
Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better
understanding of how popular or unique this name is.
With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.
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Even more about Brennan
These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.