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ˈbræn dənbran·don

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  1. Brandonnoun

    from any of several places of that name, brm + dn.

  2. Brandonnoun

    from the Gaelic Mac Breandáin.

  3. Brandonnoun

    transferred from the surnames; also a variant of Brendan. Popular in the U.S. in the 1980s and the 1990s.


  1. Brandon

    Brandon is the second largest city in Manitoba, Canada, and is located in the southwestern area of the province. The city is located along the Assiniboine River. Spruce Woods Provincial Park and CFB Shilo are a relatively short distance to the southeast of the city. Minnedosa Lake is only half an hour to the north. The city started as a major junction on the Canadian Pacific Railway, and the Assiniboine River and was then incorporated in 1882. Brandon is named after the Brandon Hills in the area which in turn are named after a hill in James Bay. Brandon, the second largest city and service centre in Manitoba after Winnipeg, with a city population of 46,061 and 56,219 people in the metro area, is a major hub for the surrounding agricultural area. The population of its trading area is between 70,000 and 150,000 people. In 2012, the city was ranked as the 6th best place to live in Canada by MoneySense magazine. Brandon's industry reflects its agricultural history; its major industries are related to agriculture and include fertilizer and hog processing plants, as well as retail and government services for the surrounding area of Westman. Brandon is also home to Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College as well as the Brandon Wheat Kings. Brandon's Army Reserve unit is the 26th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, and the Canadian warship HMCS Brandon was named after the city.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Brandon is ranked #1342 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Brandon surname appeared 26,284 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 9 would have the surname Brandon.

    63.6% or 16,719 total occurrences were White.
    29.1% or 7,649 total occurrences were Black.
    3.3% or 886 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.5% or 678 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 184 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 168 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brandon in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brandon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Brandon in a Sentence

  1. Brandon Denny:

    Brandon Denny's always had a great attitude, but I know Brandon Denny has to get frustrated sometimes, brandon Denny has all these thoughts in Brandon Denny head, but Brandon Denny just can't make the words come out of Brandon Denny mouth. Brandon Denny's never been able to use Brandon Denny right hand since the bombing. But, Brandon Denny never complains.

  2. Police George Kral:

    I'm sad to say that Officer Brandon Stalker was struck once and has passed away.

  3. Warren Buffett:

    Berkshire will be the perfect permanent home for Alleghany, a company that I have closely observed for 60 years, i am particularly delighted that I will once again work together with Joseph Brandon, Joseph Brandon.

  4. Polk County:

    They were shot up, but here's what the murderers didn't count on : that one of our victims, Brandon Rollins, was able to call Brandon Rollins father, and say' help.'.

  5. Curt Casali:

    Without Brandon Crawford we aren’t where we are right now.

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