Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Bran m. Old Irish, Old Breton, Old Welsh bran 'crow'.

The name a number of characters in early Irish and Welsh mythologies and two 8th C Irish kings.

England
Latin
1189 Breni (gen) GASurv p. 203
Ireland
Latin
1479 Bren (acc) RegOct 21
Scotland
Latin
a955 Bren (gen) ESC III
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Bran". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Bran.