Popularity:19073
Origin:British
Other Origin(s):Irish, Welsh
Meaning:Broom; Gorse hill; Prince; King
If you're dreaming of a classic name with a modern twist, make room for Brandan at the top of your list! This beautiful respelling of the English name Brandon means "broom" or "gorse hill" in Old English. Brandan is also considered an Anglicized form of the Old Irish name Brénainn and the Old Welsh breenhin, meaning "prince" or "king." As they grow, they'll learn to love its unique “a” spelling and take hints from those who share it, including a handful of actors, footballers, and the son of martial artist Bruce Lee.
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