"broom-covered hill"

Brandon Origin and Meaning

The name Brandon is a boy's name of English origin meaning "broom-covered hill".

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.

# 219 in the US

Brandon Rank in US Top 1000

# 963 on Nameberry

Brandon Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Brandon Popularity

Famous People Named Brandon

  • Brandon Richard FlowersAmerican singer from The Killers.
  • Brandon Charles BoydAmerican singer,songwriter and musician.
  • Brandon James RouthAmerican actor.
  • Brandon Spencer CallAmerican actor.
  • Brandon Bruce LeeAmerican actor and martial artist
  • Brandon Byron JenningsAmerican basketball player
  • Brandon Tyrone MarshallAmerican NFL player
  • Brandon Dawayne RoyAmerican basketball player and coach
  • Brandon Xavier IngramAmerican basketball player
  • Brandon Jennerson of American television personality Caitlyn Jenner.
  • Brandon Mychal SmithAmerican actor, comedian, singer, and dancer.
  • Brandon Cole "Bam" MargeraAmerican pro skateboarder and actor.
  • Brandon WestgateAmerican pro skateboarder.
  • Brandon MichaelPaul Estrada, American athlete
  • Brandon "Bug" HallAmerican actor.
  • Brandon StantonAmerican photographer and blogger
  • Brandon MullAmerican novelist
  • Brandon SandersonAmerican novelist
  • Brandon Jacob UranowitzAmerican actor.
  • Brandon FlynnAmerican actor.
  • Brandon Timothy Keilenhusband of Michael (Bates) Keilen of reality TV show Bringing Up Bates.
  • Brandon BrownAmerican guitarist of rock band "Veridia".
  • Brandon RowlandAmerican social media personality.
  • Brandon Michael Osmond (b. 1985)son of singer Donny Osmond.
  • Brandon Huger (b1989), son of reality TV personality Karen Huger of "Real Housewives of the Potomac".
  • Brandon Avery Perlman (b. 1990)son of actor Ron Perlman.
  • Brandon Lee (b. 1996)son of actress Pamela Anderson and musician Tommy Lee.
  • Brandon Garry (b. 2008)son of singer Maria Lawson and Lawrence Garry.

Brandon in Pop Culture

  • Brandon Matthew Buckinghammain male character in Scarlett Avery’s book “Bad Boy SEALs”.
  • Brandon Walshmain character from TV show "Beverly Hills 90210".
  • Brandoncharacter from the movie "Galaxy Quest".
  • Brandonpossible rival character in video games Pokemon Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald.
  • Brandon "Brand" Walshcharacter from the film "The Goonies".
  • Brandon "Bran" Starkcharacter in "Game of Thrones".
  • Colonel Brandoncharacter in Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility".