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FOR REAL: Brendan is and anglicization of Breannain, the name of one of Ireland's three patron saints (the other two being Patrick and Brigid), but the name's origins come from a Welsh word meaning "prince." The English form, Brendan and the modern Irish form, Breandán come from the Latinized version of Breannain, which is Brendanus.

diminutives: Bren

related names: Brenda

Other recorded spellings: Brenden, Brendon, Brendyn, Brendin, Brenndan