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Brenn (girl)

What does Brenn mean?

Brenn Pronunciation of Brenn [brenn] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Brenn) is of Old Norse and Gaelic derivation, and the name Brenn means "sword; little drop of water; raven or black-haired". Brenn is a variant form of Brenda (Old Norse): related to the English word "brand". Brenn is also a form of Brenna (Gaelic).

Associated with: norse, gaelic, sword (warrior), little, water, black.


Brenn has 3 variants: Bren, Brenne and Brynne.

12 more related forms via Brenda, Brenna: Brendah, Brendie, Brendyl, Brenie, Brennah, Brennda, Brenndah, Brenyn, Brinda, Brinna, Brynda and Brynna.

Creative forms:
(female) Brienn, Bryenn, ..

(male) Brene, Broni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brenn Simone (B.S.), ..

How popular is Brenn?

Brenn is a rare first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#47838 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Brenda (#803 in 2015), Brenna (#795), Brinda, Brynna and Brynne are the popular related forms of Brenn (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Brenne, are uncommon. These forms of Brenn were favored by parents in the 1960s (average #1442) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1519, 97.6%), with forms such as Brenna becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brenda, Brenna, Brinda, Brynna, Brynne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brenn is alike in pronunciation to Brann, Brayne, Breann, Breanne, Breaunne, Breean, Breeann, Breeanne, Breen, Breiann, Briane, Briann, Brianne, Brieann, Brienne, Brieon, Brinn, Brione, Brionne, Bryann, Bryanne, Bryn and Brynn. Other recommended names are Bena, Benni, Benny, Brana, Brand, Brani, Brea, Breah, Breana, Breanna, Breck, Breda, Bree, Breea, Breena, Brei, Breina, Brenee, Brennan, Breona, Breonna, Bret, Bretny (see Brittany), Brett, Brienna, Brina, Briny, Bronny, Bruna, Bryna, Buena, Erinn, Erynn, Glenn, Gwenn, Jenn and Lorenn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brenn.

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