Meaning and Name Origin
Brinda \b-rin-da, br(i)-nda\ as a name for girls is of Old Norse derivation, and the name Brinda means "sword". Brinda is a form of Brenda (Old Norse): related to the English word "brand", meaning "to mark by burning". Unusual as a birth name.
Brinda is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2998 out of 4276, Top 70%) and also a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#65347 out of 88799, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Brinda and associated names. The only prominent variation form of Brinda (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 is Brenda (#730 a year ago). This girl name was at the height of its popularity during 1950-1959 and is now significantly less widespread, with the version Brenda becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Brinda is pronounced similarly to Branda, Brandea, Brandi▼, Brandy▼, Breanda, Breonda and Brianda. Other suggested similar baby names are Barinda, Brand, Brande, Briand, Brina, Brinna and Orinda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Brinda.