First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Brannen mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Brannen

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for nifty, how neat!

Notable Persons Named Brannen

Notable Persons Named Brannen

Brannen Temple

Brannen Temple is a jazz, r&b, funk, country, soul, rock, fusion, rhythm, blues, country music, soul music, and jazz fusion musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1990. Brannen was born on August 26th, 1970 in Austin, Texas, United States.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Brannen

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brannen

Nathan Brannen

Nathan was born on September 8th, 1982 in Cambridge, Ontario. Nathan is also known as Nate.

John Brannen

John was born in Alexandria, Kentucky.

Paul Brannen

Paul was born on September 13th, 1962 in Peterborough.

Julia Brannen

Jack Brannen

Jack Brannen was a hockey player. His career lasted from 1896 to 1901. Jack was born on September 13th, 1874 in Kenmore, Ontario. He left this life on October 25th, 1964.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brannen U.S.
  White 90.88% 64.26%
  African American 4.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brannen

People with the last name Brannen are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Brannen

  • How Popular is the name Brannen? Brannen is the 19,885th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brannen was the 8,084th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brannen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 376 babies born with the first name Brannen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brannen to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brannen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Brannen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brannen is Saturday, April 3rd, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Brannen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brannen was in 2002 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Brannen Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brannen is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Georgia have the same name in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Brannen: The name spelled backwards is Nennarb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rannben. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brannen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,101 people with the last name Brannen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brannen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Brannen as their last name.
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