Brendan (disambiguation)

Brendan (disambiguation)

Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Brendan

gender = Male
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related names = Brandon
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Brendan is a Hiberno-English derivative of the Irish name "Bréanainn", a hibernicisation from the Brythonic "Brenhin" -King.Fact|date=May 2007 The anglicism has been re-hibernicised as Breandan. Another form is Brandon which is often used in English-speaking countries.People with this name:
* Saint Brendan of Clonfert, an Irish monastic saint
** Saint Brendan's Irish Cream Liqueur
* Saint Brendan of Birr, Abbot of Birr in Co. Offaly, contemperaneous with the above.
* Brendan Airways, parent company of USA 3000 Airlines.
* Brendan Behan, an Irish writer
* Brendan Benson, a Detroit-area musician
* Brendan Bracken, a British cabinet member
* Brendan Donnelly, a professional baseball player
* Brendan Fraser, a Canadian-American actor
* Brendan Garard, an Australian field hockey player
* Brendan Gleeson, an Irish actor
* Brendan Hansen, an American swimmer
* Brendan Harris, a professional baseball player
* Brendan Haywood, a professional basketball player in the NBA
* Brendan Morrison, a professional Canadian ice hockey player
* Brendan Nelson, the Australian Oppostion Leader
* "Brendan and the Secret of Kells", an animated feature film due for release in 2008
* Brendan Shanahan, a professional hockey player in the NHL

Fictional Uses

*Brendan Schulze, Guardian of Darknessin W.I.T.C.H.
*Brendan, Pokémon Trainer and male character of Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald.

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