What does Brinda mean?
Brinda [brin-da] as a name for girls is of Old Norse derivation, and the name Brinda means "sword". Brinda is an alternate form, with the prefix Bri-, of Brenda (Old Norse): related to the English word "brand".
(female) Brida, Brinsa, ..
(male) Brindie, Brinnet, ..
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)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Brinda for girls. 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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.