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See also: brandon
- An English habitational surname, from Old English from any of several places of that name.
- c. 1593, Shakespeare, William, Richard III, Act V, Scene III:
- Sir William Brandon, you shall bear my standard.
- A male given name transferred from the surname, of 1980s and 1990s American and Canadian usage.
- Any of some towns and villages in England:
- A village in Brandon and Byshottles parish, County Durham (OS grid ref NZ2339).
- A market town and civil parish with a town council in West Suffolk district, Suffolk, England (OS grid ref TL7886). The town's railway station is across the county boundary in Norfolk.
- A small village in Brandon and Bretford parish, Rugby borough, Warwickshire (OS grid ref SP4076).
- A number of places in the United States:
- A city in Manitoba, Canada.
- An Irish patronymic surname, from Irish from the Gaelic Mac Breandáin.
- A male given name transferred from the surname, of 1980s and 1990s American usage, variant of Brendan.
- 1520 The Lyfe of Saynt Brandan. Translated from Dutch.Published by Wynkyn de Worde,1483:
- Here begynneth the lyfe of Saynt Brandon. Saynt Brandon, the holy man, was a monke, and borne in Yrlonde
Transliterations of the surname
From let's go, Brandon, ultimately from Brandon L. Brown. This was from a news reporter hiding NASCAR fans who were cursing at Joe Biden, resulting in its usage by critics of Joe Biden and Republicans.
- (US politics, slang) Joe Biden.
- a male given name from English