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The name Brennan is of Irish origin, and means sorrow.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Brennan 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 Brennan
Use of the Name Brennan for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
17,689 17,689 16,584 10,505 5,571 2,176 1,053
The table below indicates the number of times the name Brennan has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Brennan first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1966, 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 Brennan
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1966100053  
196799253  
196895758  
196994466  
197093173  
197191978  
1972    
197397169  
197484490  
1975821102  
197683999  
1977817108  
1978767121  
1979742135  
1980735143  
1981744136  
1982703153  
1983632182  
1984561232  
1985551253  
1986518292  
1987428421  
1988422458  
1989446445  
1990383605  
1991344699  
1992367641  
1993355662  
1994329757  
1995288916  
1996296895  
1997289966  
19982721,051  
19992701,106  
20002761,158  
20012731,119  
20022731,118  
20032751,123  
20042991,053  
Totals:  17,689 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Brennan as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Brennan appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 38 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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