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Gender Masculine
Usage Irish, English
Pronounced Pron. BREN-dən(English)
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Meaning & History

From Brendanus, the Latinized form of the Irish name Bréanainn which was derived from a Welsh word meaning "prince". Saint Brendan was a 6th-century Irish abbot who, according to legend, crossed the Atlantic and reached North America with 17 other monks.
VariantsBreandán, Brendanus(Irish) Brenden, Brendon(English)
Other Languages & CulturesBréanainn(Ancient Irish)

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