Brandon

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Brandon

  1. An English habitational surname from any of several places of that name, Old English brōm ‎(broom) + dūn ‎(hill).
  2. An Irish patronymic surname from the Gaelic Mac Breandáin.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surnames; also a variant of Brendan. Popular in the U.S. in the 1980s and the 1990s.
  4. A CDP in Colorado
  5. Any of some towns and villages in England
  6. A CDP in Florida
  7. A city in Iowa
  8. A city in Manitoba
  9. A city in Minnesota
  10. A city in Mississippi
  11. A town in New York
  12. A city in South Dakota
  13. A town in Vermont
  14. A village in Wisconsin

Quotations[edit]

  • 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
  • ~1593 William Shakespeare: Richard III: Act V, Scene III:
    Sir William Brandon, you shall bear my standard.

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