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Brann - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Brann
B-R-A-N-N, is a 5-letter male given name.
Meaning of Brann
Origin of Brann
The name 'Brann' is of Irish origin. It is derived from the Irish surname Ó Braonáin, which means 'descendant of Braonán'. The name Braonán is believed to come from the Irish word 'braon', meaning 'drop' or 'moisture'.
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Popularity of Brann
The popularity of the name 'Brann' has been relatively low. It has not ranked among the top names in any particular year in the United States or other English-speaking countries.
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Etymology of Brann

The name 'Brann' is derived from the Irish surname Ó Braonáin. The surname itself is believed to have originated from the personal name Braonán, which is derived from the Irish word 'braon', meaning 'drop' or 'moisture'. The exact etymology of the name Braonán is uncertain.

Cultural Significance of Brann

In Irish culture, surnames hold significant importance as they often indicate one's ancestry and lineage. The surname Ó Braonáin, from which the name 'Brann' is derived, is associated with the O'Brien sept, one of the most prominent and powerful families in Irish history. The O'Briens were known for their leadership, influence, and contributions to Irish society.