What does Brandy mean?
Brandy /bran-dy/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced BRAN-dee. It is of English origin. The name of the distilled wine, which comes from the Dutch term "brandewijn", used as a given name. Also probably invented as a feminine version of Brandon. Brandi is also an Italian surname form of Brand, meaning "sword". Pop singer Brandy.
Brandy▼ has 35 variants: Brand, Branda, Brandace, Brandais, Brandala, Brande, Brandea, Brandee, Brandei, Brandeli, Brandell, Brandelle, Brandelyn, Brandi▼, Brandice, Brandie▼, Brandii, Brandily, Brandin, Brandis, Brandise, Brandyce, Brandye, Brandyn, Branell, Brani, Brann, Branndais, Brannde, Branndea, Branndi, Branndie, Brantley, Branyell and Debranda.more]
How popular is Brandy?
Brandy is a very prominent first name for women (#276 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#18883 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Brandy for girls. Brandy was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #65 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Brandy and affiliated names. Brandee, Brandi, Brandie, Brandon and Sherry are the prominent related forms of Brandy listed in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5667%) and have become significantly less popular since, with the versions Brandi, Brandie, Brandy and Sherry becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Brandy▼ is alike in pronunciation to Breanda, Brenda▼, Brianda, Brinda and Brynda. Other suggested similar baby names are Brady, Brendyl and Briand. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brandy.