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Brinda

What does Brinda mean?

Brinda Pronunciation of Brinda [brin-da] as a name for girls is of Old Norse derivation, and the name Brinda means "sword". Brinda is an alternate form of Brenda (Old Norse): related to the English word "brand".

Associated with: norse, sword (warrior).

Variations

Brinda has 5 variants: Brendah, Brendie, Brennda, Brenndah and Brynda.

3 more different relations via Brenda: Bren, Brendyl and Brenn.

Creative forms:
(female) Brida, Brinsa, ..

(male) Brindie, Brinnet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brinda Juliana (B.J.), ..

How popular is Brinda?

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 (#85297 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Brinda entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #1139 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brinda name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brinda outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Brenda (#803 via latest list) is the only other prominent variation form of Brinda. These relations of Brinda were at the height of their popularity 6 decades ago (average #835) and are now significantly less conventional, with the version Brenda becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Brinda is pronounced similarly to Branda, Brandais, Brandea, Brandee, Brandei, Brandi, Brandie, Brandii, Brandy, Brandye, Branndea, Branndi, Breanda, Breonda and Brianda. Other suggested similar names are Alinda, Arina, Arlinda, Arminda, Barinda, Belinda, Bina, Blanda, Branca, Brand, Brandace, Brande, Brandin, Brandyn, Brannde (see Brandy), Breda, Breeda, Breina, Brenna, Bria, Briana, Briand, Brianna, Brid, Bride, Brieta, Briney, Brinn, Brinna, Briona, Brionna, Brisa, Brisha, Brita, Britta, Briza, Bruna, Bryna, Cinda, Corinda, Darinda, Derinda, Dorinda, Drina, Dyrinda (see Dorinda), Erina, Erinna, Erlinda, Frieda, Glinda, Hinda, Irina, Larinda, Linda, Lorinda, Marinda, Minda, Olinda, Orina and Trina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Brinda.

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