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Gender: M Meaning of Brendan: "prince" Origin of Brendan: Irish Brendan's Popularity in 2013: #326

According to Irish legend, Saint Brendan the Voyager was the first European to touch American soil, and his name has been established here for decades, peaking in the late 1990s, and currently ranking at Number 326.. It first appeared on the US charts in 1941, especially popular, not surprisingly, for Irish-American boys. It is sometimes confused with the English surname name Brandon.

Notable namesakes include Irish playwright Brendan Behan and actor Brendan Fraser. Mark Wahlberg used it for his son.

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Famous People Named Brendan

Brendan James Fraser, American actor
Brendan Rodgers, Northern Irish footballer
Brendan Coyle, Irish actor
Brendan Joseph Hansen, American Olympic swimmer
Brendan Buckley, American drummer
Brendan Jacob Joel Fehr, Canadian actor
Brendan "Benny" Lewis, Irish entrepreneur and blogger
Brendan Joseph Wahlberg, son of American actor Mark Wahlberg

Pop Culture References for the Name Brendan

Brendan Rowe, character on TV's "Charmed"
Brendan Davenport, character on Irish TV's "The Clinic"

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