Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈbɹɛn.ən/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From an Irish surname (Anglicized from Irish Gaelic Ó Braonáin) that was derived from the byname Braonán, itself from Irish braon meaning "rain, moisture, drop" combined with a diminutive suffix. As a given name, it has been used since the 1960s as an alternative to Brendan or Brandon, though it has not been as popular as them.


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Entry updated January 21, 2022