Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. BREHN-dən(English)
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Meaning & History

From Brendanus, the Latinized form of the Old Irish name Bréanainn, which was derived from Old Welsh breenhin meaning "king, prince". Saint Brendan was a 6th-century Irish abbot who, according to legend, crossed the Atlantic and reached North America with 17 other monks.

Related Names

VariantsBreandán(Irish) Brenden, Brendon(English)
Other Languages & CulturesBréanainn, Brendanus(Old Irish)
User SubmissionBrendán

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France: May 16

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Entry updated January 21, 2022