Brandyn is a popular modern baby name for boys. Known for its savvy spelling, this name became a hallmark of the final quarter of the 20th century. Brandyn is the name of the main character in the Curse Breakers series, and Brandyn is also a main character in The Nirvana Effect by Brain Pinkerton. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Brandyn:

Old English: Broom-covered hill
Old Irish: Prince, chieftain, little raven
Old Gaelic: Rain, moisture, drop

Origin of the name Brandyn:

Brandyn is an alternative spelling of Brandon. This name has several possible origins. In Old English, Brandon may derive from the Anglo-Saxon terms brōm (meaning “broom” or “gorse-bush”) and dūn (meaning “hill”). Brandon can also derive from the Gaelic name Breandán or the Old Irish name Brénainn. Both classic names derive from the Old Welsh term breenhin (meaning “prince” or “chieftain”). Finally, the alternative theory is that Brandon derives from the Gaelic name Braonáin (meaning “rain” or “moisture”) or from the Irish name Branán (meaning “little raven”).

Symbolism of the name Brandyn:

Brandyn has several possible origins. In Irish culture, the Brandyn closely relates to the given name Branán. Irish culture also associates this name with the Celtic god Brân the Great. The symbol of this Celtic god is the raven.

Style of the name Brandyn:

Modern

Gender of the name Brandyn:

Brandyn is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Brandyn:

BRAN-dən

Number of syllables in the name Brandyn:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Brandyn:

The name Brandyn evokes feelings of fairness and focus.

Alternative spellings for the name Brandyn:

Nicknames for the name Brandyn:

Popularity of the name Brandyn:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Brandyn was the 5,394th most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Brandyn:

Great middle names for Brandyn and their meanings:

  • Aidric (blessed ruler)
  • Arrow (bow)
  • Clark (scribe, scholar, clerk)
  • Creed (belief, guiding principle, heart)
  • Dhruv (fixed, immovable, firm, stable)
  • Everett (brave)
  • Fitzgerald (son of the spear ruler)
  • Iker (visitation)
  • Jennings (God is gracious)
  • Kane (little warrior, golden, man)
  • Rayyan (luxuriant)
  • Tommy (twin)
  • Tristan (tumult, outcry)
  • Zeke (God will strengthen)

Famous people with the name Brandyn:

Brandyn in popular culture:

  • Brandyn (character in the Curse Breakers series)
  • Brandyn (character in The Nirvana Effect by Brain Pinkerton)