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The name Brandon is of Old English origin, and means hill covered with broom.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Brandon has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Brandon
Use of the Name Brandon for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
644,981 644,529 574,592 206,649 83,415 29,080 13,939
The table below indicates the number of times the name Brandon has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Brandon first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1950, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Brandon
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
195094653  
195199450  
195281574  
1953661114  
1954581161  
1955721103  
1956587167  
1957667130  
1958657135  
1959569188  
1960577182  
1961566192  
1962565194  
1963497259  
1964455305  
1965393398  
1966379398  
1967342483  
1968264755  
19692181,103  
19701312,534  
1971953,251  
1972634,620  
1973585,064  
1974515,851  
1975447,075  
1976407,776  
1977418,261  
1978409,224  
19793511,289  
19803014,137  
19811920,175748220
19821820,191804200
19831723,502684248
19841525,637705235
19851329,277661273
19861327,227683269
19871424,820807217
19881723,697991166
19891823,319  
19901922,152  
19911526,012  
1992629,603  
1993628,726  
1994629,468  
1995826,870  
1996825,827  
1997725,162  
1998723,806  
19991121,569  
20001220,274  
20011817,834  
20022016,227  
20032115,141  
20042213,939  
Totals:  644,981 1,828

During the last 125 years, parents have used Brandon as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Brandon appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 55 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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