Brandon

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English (mainly U.S.): transferred use of the surname, in origin a local name from any of various places so called, most of which get their name from Old English brōm broom, gorse + dūn hill. In 1982 this was the seventh commonest male given name among Blacks in the United States, and the twenty-third commonest among Whites. In part it may be regarded as an altered form of BRENDAN (SEE Brendan). There has probably also been some influence from the surname of the Italian American actor Marlon Brando (b. 1924).

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  • Brandon — may refer to:Name*someone with the surname BrandonPlacesCanada*Brandon, ManitobaIreland*Brandon, County Kerry *Mount Brandon, a mountain overlooking the village *Brandon Bay, the bay overlooked by the village *Brandon Creek, County Kerry *Brandon …   Wikipedia

  • brandon — [ brɑ̃dɔ̃ ] n. m. • XIIe; du frq. °brand « tison » 1 ♦ Vx Torche de paille enflammée servant à éclairer ou à mettre le feu. ⇒ flambeau. Brandon de discorde. 2 ♦ Mod. Débris enflammé qui s échappe d un incendie. 3 ♦ Dr. Saisie brandon. ⇒ saisie …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Brandon — Brandon, FL U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida Population (2000): 77895 Housing Units (2000): 30485 Land area (2000): 28.718768 sq. miles (74.381265 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.568333 sq. miles (1.471976 sq. km) Total area (2000): 29.287101 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • brandon — 1. (bran don) s. m. 1°   Bouquet de paille enflammé, dont on se sert pour s éclairer. 2°   Débris enflammé qui s échappe d un incendie. •   Des brandons du bûcher qui va le mettre en cendres Embrasons les palais de ces fiers conjurés, VOLT. Mort… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • brandon — BRANDON. s. m. Espèce de flambeau fait avec de la paille tortillée. Allumer des brandons. f♛/b] On appelle aussi Brandon, De la paille tortillée au bout d un bâton qu on enfonce dans quelques héritages, pour marquer qu ils sont saisis. Et de là… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Brandon, FL — U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida Population (2000): 77895 Housing Units (2000): 30485 Land area (2000): 28.718768 sq. miles (74.381265 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.568333 sq. miles (1.471976 sq. km) Total area (2000): 29.287101 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Brandon, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 311 Housing Units (2000): 146 Land area (2000): 0.311659 sq. miles (0.807193 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.311659 sq. miles (0.807193 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Brandon, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 450 Housing Units (2000): 199 Land area (2000): 0.401701 sq. miles (1.040400 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007892 sq. miles (0.020439 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.409593 sq. miles (1.060839 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Brandon, MS — U.S. city in Mississippi Population (2000): 16436 Housing Units (2000): 6540 Land area (2000): 21.255909 sq. miles (55.052548 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.080204 sq. miles (0.207727 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.336113 sq. miles (55.260275 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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