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What does Brendolyn mean?

Brendolyn Pronunciation of Brendolyn [bren-dolyn] as a girls' name is an Old Norse name, and the meaning of the name Brendolyn is "sword". Brendolyn is an alternate form of Brenda (Old Norse): related to the English word "brand".

Associated with: norse, sword (warrior).


Brendolyn has 1 variant: Brendalynn.

2 more alternative forms via Brenda: Brendell and Brendyl.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Brendolyn Araya (B.A.), ..

How popular is Brendolyn?

Brendolyn is an uncommon first name for females. Brendolyn is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Brenda (#803 last year) is the only prominent varying form of Brendolyn (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. This form of Brendolyn was popular 6 decades ago (adoption of 1.3%) and is now significantly less popular, with Brenda becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brenda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brendolyn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Brendolyn is pronounced similarly to Brandalyn, Brandalynn, Brandelyn, Brandily, Brandilyn, Brandolyn and Brandylyn. Other suggested similar names are Brandala (see Brandy), Brandeli (see Brandy), Brandell, Brandelle, Brandilynne (see Brandilyn), Brandin, Brandy, Brandye, Brandyn, Breelyn, Brendah, Brendette (see Brenda), Brendie, Brenyn, Guendolen (see Gwendolyn), Guendolin, Guendolynn (see Gwendolyn), Gwendalyn, Gwendolen, Gwendolin, Gwendolyn, Gwendolyne, Gwendolynn, Gwenndolyn, Gwyndolyn and Mandolyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brendolyn.

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