Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. BRAN(Irish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "raven" in Irish. In Irish legend Bran mac Febail was a mariner who was involved in several adventures on his quest to find the Otherworld.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBrân, Bran(Welsh Mythology)
Surname DescendantsBeirne, Berne, Burns, Byrne, Byrnes, O'Beirne, O'Berne, Ó Broin, O'Byrne(Irish)
Same SpellingBrân, Bran 2
User SubmissionBran

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Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from
Entry updated June 9, 2023