Origin:Irish
Popularity:1690
Meaning:teardrop; sorrow; raven
Brennan is a gender-neutral name of Irish origins. Traditionally spelled Braonán, this name translates to “teardrop” or “sorrow.” If you want to teach baby that sadness is a natural part of life that should be embraced, the name Brennan will leave a powerful mark. This name also means “raven,” a dark-feathered bird that’s mentioned in many works of creative art, especially Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven.” This makes Brennan a beautiful name to help baby embrace their dark side.

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