What does Brinda mean?
Brinda /brin-da/ [2 sylls.] 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". Compare surname Brondo.
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. Census)
Brenda (#730 a year ago) is the only prominent variation form of Brinda (outside Top 1000). This girl name was at the height of its popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.982%) and is now significantly less widespread (usage 0.27%, down 72.5%), with Brenda becoming less trendy. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Brinda and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
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.