Origin:Celtic
Popularity:322
Meaning:Prince; chieftain; broom covered hill
Brandon is a masculine name of Celtic origin, meaning “prince” or “chieftain.” It is an Anglicized version of the Old Irish name Bréanainn which itself is said to be derived from the Old Welsh word breenhin, translating to “prince” or “king.” Brandon also has roots in Old English, where it means “broom covered hill,” stemming from the word brōm, meaning “broom” or “gorse,” and dun which means “hill.” Brandon is a classic name with a range of interpretations making it the perfect choice for parent who wishes to attribute a fitting meaning to baby.

Famous People Named Brandon

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  • Brandon Boyd
    Musician
  • Brandon Lee
    Actor
  • Brandon Marshall
    Football Player
  • Brandon Phillips
    Baseball Player

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