Name Brennan Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Brennan


Brennan is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Brennan?

The given name Brennan derived from the Irish surname “Ó Braonáin”, but is also a contracted form of Brendan.

What does the name Brennan mean?

Brennan means “descendant of Braonán” and Braonán means “drop”, “rain” and “moisture”, but as well “teardrop” and “sorrow” (from Irish “braon”). Thus, Brennan could mean “descendant of the sad one”. Deriving from Brendan, Brennan means “prince” and “chieftain”.

Pronunciation of Brennan

Popularity of the name Brennan

The name Brennan is ranked #8380 overall.

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