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Gender: M Meaning of Brandon: "broom-covered hill" Origin of Brandon: English Brandon's Popularity in 2014: #71

Brandon, a forebear of the Braden-Caden pack, had a great run of popularity over several decades, being in the Top 10 from 1992 to 1998, one of its inspirations being hearthrob Brandon Walsh played by Jason Priestley on the original Beverly Hills 90210--and it was aso the name of several soap opera characters.

Newer names like Landon and Braden are feeling fresher to many parents, and it's sometimes confused with the Irish Brendan.

Famous People Named Brandon

Brandon Charles Boyd, American singer-songwriter and musician
Brandon Richard Flowers, American singer-songwriter and musician
Brandon James Routh, American actor
Brandon Spencer Call, American actor
Brandon Bruce Lee, American actor and martial artist
Brandon Jenner, son of American television personality Caitlyn Jenner
Brandon Mychal Smith, American actor, comedian, singer, and dancer
Brandon Cole "Bam" Margera, American pro skateboarder and actor
Brandon Westgate, American pro skateboarder
Brandon Michael-Paul Estrada, American athlete
Brandon "Bug" Hall, American actor
Brandon Stanton, American photographer and blogger

Pop Culture References for the name Brandon

Colonel Brandon, character in Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
Brandon Walsh, main character from TV show "Beverly Hills 90210"
Brandon, character from the movie "Galaxy Quest"
Brandon, name of rival if chosen protagonist is female in Pokemon Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald
Brandon "Brand" Walsh, character from the film "The Goonies".
Brandon "Bran" Stark, character in "Game Of Thrones"

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