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Brenna meaning and name origin

Brenna \b-renna, br(en)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced BREN-ah. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Brenna is "little drop of water; raven or black-haired". Modern use is probably as a feminine form of Brennan, and influenced by Brianna.

Brenna has 9 variant forms: Bren, Brenie, Brenn, Brenne, Brennah, Brenyn, Brinna, Brynna and Brynne.

For more information, see also the related name Breena.

Baby names that sound like Brenna are Breanna, Breonna, Breona, Breina, Breana and Brienna.

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Popularity of Brenna

Brenna is a very popular first name for women (#1281 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#27941 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Brenna compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Brenna only.

Popularity of name Brenna
Popularity of Brenna