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Brenda Meaning


What does Brenda mean?

The name Brenda is of Norse and Scandinavian origin.

The meaning of Brenda is "sword blade".

Brenda is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Bren-da.

The Given Name Brenda

Brenda is a form of Brandr. See Brandr for further details.

Brenda is good for parents who want a name that is simple and refined.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

A valiant name that will be attractive to parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Brenda Fricker.

Brenda Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,012 in baby name popularity for girls with 255 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 912 in baby name popularity for girls with 292 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Brenda Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Brenda has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Brenda to other names.

Brenda Related Names

Brenda is a form of Brandr.

Variants of the name Brenda include Brenn, Brenna.

Famous Brendas

  • Brenda ~ 2 hurricanes, 3 storms
  • Brenda Fricker ~ Actress

Brenda Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Brenda.

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Brenda Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Brenda in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Brenda.

Just for fun, see the name Brenda in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Brenda in Nautical Flags page.