Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Dune
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Brandon Girl)

In 2017 the name Brandon...

• was given to 3,474 baby boys
• was the 114th most popular name for baby boys
• was 71% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New Jersey, Deleware, and Mississippi
• was least popular in Alaska, Vermont, and Montana
• was about as popular as Harrison and Cole
Babies Named Brandon Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Brandon...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1985
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1951
• is 5058% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 76% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Branden, Brandin, Johnathon, Katey, Megan, Kasey
• has the most opposite popularity history to Gus, Darwin, Van, Carmella, Carma, Roslyn
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Brandon Per State
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Geographically the name Brandon...

• 2% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Bryan, Jayden, Steven, Heaven, Laila, Genesis
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Calvin, Emmett, Oliver, Clara, Hadley, Cora
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Brandon by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Brandon are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Brandon will be the only kid named Brandon in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Brandon compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Brandon rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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