Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. BREHN-dən(English)

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.

Related Names

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


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Name Days

France: May 16


Entry updated June 13, 2019