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Gender: Male Meaning of Brenner: "to burn" Origin of Brenner: German

The name Brenner is a boy's name of English origin meaning "to burn". Brenner and is often added to lists like Occupational Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Brenner is an occupational surname for both a charcoal burner and a distiller of spirits. One of the least used of occupational surnames, it has that 'er' ending that definitely adds to its stylishness; a possible successor to Brendan.

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Famous People Named Brenner

Sydney Brenner, South African biologist; winner of the Nobel prize

Pop Culture References for the name Brenner

"Brenner," TV series about policemen Roy and Ernie Brenner
Dr. Brenner, character on TV's "Stranger Things"