US Popularity:1843
Origin:Irish
Meaning:prince
A sturdy Irish baby name that’s as classic as they come, Brendan competes with more modern takes on the name, like Braden and Brandon. Still, it’s what Mark Wahlberg chose for his son in 2008. Brendan is the name of a renowned sixth-century saint who, according to legend, sailed across the Atlantic with a large group of monks from Ireland in search of paradise. This is a name made for the adventurous little one in your life.

Famous People Named Brendan

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Brendan Behan
    Playwright, Poet
  • Brendan Fraser
    Actor
  • Brendan Gleeson
    Actor

Brendan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Brendan is currently #2912 on The Bump
Boy:Brendan is currently #1620 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Brendan is currently #1843 in U.S. births
Boy:Brendan is currently #885 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#885
in 2023
- 4
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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