Other Origin(s):Norse
Meaning:Sword; Fiery torch; Beacon; Prince; King
Brandon is a classic, but have you met its short and adorably sweet cousin, Brand? This one-syllable gender-neutral name has British and Old Norse roots and a myriad of illuminating meanings. On its own, Brand derives from Brandr, meaning "sword," "fiery torch"," and "beacon. As a short form of Brandon, it has an added meaning of "prince" or "king." Its most notable bearer is the English comedian and actor Russell Brand, but closely behind is the hunky and uber-influential actor Marlon Brando. Whether or not your darling Brand is blessed with star quality, they'll always be your biggest fan!

Famous People Named Brand

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  • Russell Brand
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