Brande was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1560 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Brande are Brandee, Brandi (#1877 VIA LATEST LIST), Brandie and Brandy. Other forms, like Brandace, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Brande reached its most widespread 4 decades ago (AVERAGE #680) and is now much reduced, with forms such as Brandy becoming less in vogue.
Brande is pronounced similarly to Briand. Other recommended names are Amande, Armande, Banee, Barinda, Blanda, Blane, Bradee, Bradi, Bradie, Brady, Brana, Branca, Branice, Branka, Branwen, Brayne, Breanda, Breanne▼, Brenda▼, Brendah, Brendell, Brendie, Brendyl, Brenee, Brenie, Brennda (see Brenda), Brenne, Breonda, Brianda, Briane, Brianne▼, Bride, Brinda, Bronte, Bryanne, Brynda, Brynne, France, Franie, Frayde, Orane, Orange, Sande and Ysande. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brande.See names in meaning and etymology.