Meaning and Name Origin
Brandi \b-ran-di, br(a)-ndi\ as a name for girls is of English origin. Brandi is a derivative of Brandy (English): the name of the distilled wine, which comes from the Dutch term "brandewijn", used as a given name. Fairly unique as a name for baby girls.
Brandi▼ has 22 more different forms via Brandy: Brand, Brandace, Brandala, Brande, Brandeli, Brandell, Brandelle, Brandelyn, Brandice, Brandily, Brandin, Brandis, Brandise, Brandyce, Brandyn, Branell, Brani, Brann, Brannde, Brantley, Branyell and Debranda.
Brandi is a very popular first name for women (#320 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#23199 out of 88799, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Brandi for girls. Brandi was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #69 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Brandi and related names. Prominent varying forms of Brandi ranked in the Top 1000 are Brandy, Brandie and Brandee. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 and have become much less popular since, with the versions Brandy, Brandie and Brandi becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Brandi▼ is alike in pronunciation to Breanda, Brenda▼, Brendie, Brianda, Brinda and Brynda. Other recommended similar baby names are Bradi and Briand. These names tend to be less frequently used than Brandi.