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Popularity
27k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Brenna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Sword
  • #1395 All Time
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How popular is the name "Brenna" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 7 7 0
1947 5 5 0
1948 16 16 0
1949 11 11 0
1950 18 18 0
1951 24 24 0
1952 28 28 0
1953 27 27 0
1954 41 41 0
1955 37 37 0
1956 24 24 0
1957 16 16 0
1958 18 18 0
1959 21 21 0
1960 21 21 0
1961 24 24 0
1962 35 35 0
1963 48 48 0
1964 51 51 0
1965 60 60 0
1966 52 52 0
1967 59 59 0
1968 95 95 0
1969 99 99 0
1970 120 120 0
1971 135 135 0
1972 112 112 0
1973 134 134 0
1974 167 167 0
1975 189 189 0
1976 184 184 0
1977 184 184 0
1978 212 212 0
1979 211 211 0
1980 300 300 0
1981 332 332 0
1982 317 317 0
1983 366 366 0
1984 411 411 0
1985 453 453 0
1986 440 440 0
1987 489 489 0
1988 527 527 0
1989 554 554 0
1990 605 605 0
1991 661 661 0
1992 725 725 0
1993 739 739 0
1994 1,002 1,002 0
1995 1,212 1,212 0
1996 1,149 1,149 0
1997 1,035 1,035 0
1998 1,047 1,047 0
1999 1,027 1,027 0
2000 1,023 1,023 0
2001 960 960 0
2002 924 924 0
2003 1,036 1,036 0
2004 966 966 0
2005 883 883 0
2006 845 845 0
2007 885 885 0
2008 765 765 0
2009 707 707 0
2010 642 642 0
2011 576 576 0
2012 456 456 0
2013 414 414 0
2014 355 355 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Brenna? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,313 babies born with the name Brenna in the United States. That's more than enough Brennas to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brenna" was in 1995 with a total of 1,212 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brennas)

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brenna" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 9 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of 1,149 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Brenna popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Brenna in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Brenna" mean? The list below shows the origins of Brenna as well as things modernly associated with the name Brenna such as celebrities named Brenna.

American

Origin and Meaning of Brenna

The name "Brenna" is of American origin, and it means "Sword". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Annerb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rnbnae". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Brenna born Sep 29, 1991

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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