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Brenda Name Popularity

How popular is the name Brenda? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 1,303 7 0.0007%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 1,612 5 0.0005%
1920 1,563 5 0.0004%
1921 1,273 12 0.001%
1922 1,483 6 0.0005%
1923 1,620 5 0.0004%
1924 1,163 17 0.0015%
1925 1,384 9 0.0008%
1926 999 24 0.0022%
1927 0 0%
1928 941 28 0.0026%
1929 1,146 14 0.0014%
1930 895 31 0.003%
1931 1,011 19 0.0019%
1932 766 42 0.0043%
1933 767 38 0.0041%
1934 719 49 0.0051%
1935 591 77 0.0079%
1936 522 116 0.012%
1937 438 176 0.0179%
1938 244 646 0.0631%
1939 86 2,736 0.269%
1940 42 5,431 0.511%
1941 41 6,319 0.5614%
1942 40 7,224 0.5721%
1943 35 8,432 0.6459%
1944 30 8,992 0.7255%
1945 29 9,197 0.7541%
1946 24 12,676 0.8591%
1947 21 15,820 0.9477%
1948 17 17,689 1.1081%
1949 13 20,544 1.2771%
1950 14 20,795 1.2915%
1951 14 21,716 1.2808%
1952 15 21,447 1.2287%
1953 18 20,132 1.1375%
1954 18 19,600 1.0722%
1955 18 19,124 1.0397%
1956 19 19,340 1.024%
1957 13 24,320 1.2638%
1958 16 21,340 1.1291%
1959 16 21,418 1.1273%
1960 13 23,959 1.2645%
1961 11 23,774 1.2593%
1962 12 21,275 1.1588%
1963 15 19,605 1.0922%
1964 18 17,105 0.9718%
1965 23 15,059 0.9209%
1966 25 13,296 0.8516%
1967 31 11,480 0.7565%
1968 34 9,941 0.662%
1969 38 8,992 0.5837%
1970 40 8,335 0.5238%
1971 43 7,161 0.4765%
1972 44 6,270 0.4604%
1973 53 5,382 0.4151%
1974 59 4,829 0.3715%
1975 67 4,237 0.3297%
1976 77 3,585 0.2782%
1977 91 3,151 0.2338%
1978 103 2,867 0.2132%
1979 112 2,771 0.1965%
1980 117 2,633 0.1801%
1981 112 2,714 0.1846%
1982 118 2,507 0.1678%
1983 120 2,427 0.1645%
1984 112 2,486 0.1671%
1985 122 2,369 0.1561%
1986 125 2,215 0.1467%
1987 128 2,135 0.1399%
1988 123 2,268 0.1455%
1989 131 2,252 0.1396%
1990 123 2,615 0.1578%
1991 121 2,610 0.1601%
1992 120 2,811 0.1761%
1993 114 2,856 0.1832%
1994 121 2,631 0.1714%
1995 120 2,591 0.1719%
1996 132 2,392 0.1598%
1997 148 2,134 0.1443%
1998 149 2,103 0.1405%
1999 161 1,944 0.1298%
2000 172 1,885 0.1234%
2001 188 1,722 0.1143%
2002 213 1,530 0.1021%
2003 229 1,414 0.0929%
2004 202 1,631 0.107%
2005 209 1,643 0.1075%
2006 238 1,398 0.0893%
2007 275 1,215 0.077%
2008 339 941 0.0609%
2009 405 743 0.0497%
2010 423 696 0.0483%
2011 538 492 0.0345%
2012 527 523 0.0367%
2013 624 399 0.028%
2014 716 333 0.0229%
2015 765 301 0.0207%
2016 808 284 0.0197%
2017 864 235 0.0168%
2018 940 197 0.0143%
2019 962 185 0.0137%

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Names Like Brenda

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What names are variants of Brenda?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Brenda.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Bren

Sword; little drop of water; raven or black-haired; hill, mount

Welsh

Brendah

Sword

Scandinavian

Brendalynn

Sword

Scandinavian

Brendell

Sword

Scandinavian

Brendette

Sword

Scandinavian

Brendie

Sword

Scandinavian

Brendolyn

Sword

Scandinavian

Brendyl

Sword

Scandinavian

Brenn

Sword; little drop of water; raven or black-haired

Scandinavian

Brennda

Sword

Scandinavian

Brenndah

Sword

Scandinavian

Brinda

Sword

Scandinavian

Brynda

Sword

Scandinavian

Labrenda

Sword

Scandinavian


What names sound like Brenda?

If you like how Brenda sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Brenda.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Branda

English

Breanda

English

Breonda

English


Lists With Brenda

Find inspiration in these baby girl name lists featuring the name Brenda.


Siblings of Brenda

Mamas with kids named Brenda also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Mikayla

Who is like God?

American

Joseph

Jehovah will increase

Hebrew

Mikey

Who resembles God?

Hebrew

Brianna

High and noble

Irish

1 Comment

  1. We m named her after my husband mother.


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