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Gender: M Meaning of Brandon: "broom-covered hill" Origin of Brandon: English Brandon's Popularity in 2016: #99

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 Richard Flowers, American singer from The Killers
Brandon Charles Boyd, 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 Bruce 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
Brandon Timothy Keilen, husband of Michael (Bates) Keilen of reality TV show Bringing Up Bates
Brandon Brown, American guitarist of rock band "Veridia"
Brandon Rowland, American social media personality
Brandon Michael Osmond (b. 1985), son of singer Donny Osmond
Brandon Huger (b, 1989), 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 Mull, author of "Fablehaven", "Beyonders", and "Five Kingdoms" series
Brandon Jacob Uranowitz, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Brandon

Brandon Walsh, main character from TV show "Beverly Hills 90210"
Brandon, character from the movie "Galaxy Quest"
Brandon, possible rival character in video games Pokemon Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald
Brandon "Brand" Walsh, character from the film "The Goonies"
Brandon "Bran" Stark, character in "Game of Thrones"
Colonel Brandon, character in Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility"

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