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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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1.2m Brian
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How popular is the name "Brenna" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1946770
1947550
194816160
194911110
195018180
195124240
195228280
195327270
195441410
195537370
195624240
195716160
195818180
195921210
196021210
196124240
196235350
196348480
196451510
196560600
196652520
196759590
196895950
196999990
19701201200
19711351350
19721121120
19731341340
19741671670
19751891890
19761841840
19771841840
19782122120
19792112110
19803003000
19813323320
19823173170
19833663660
19844114110
19854534530
19864404400
19874894890
19885275270
19895545540
19906056050
19916616610
19927257250
19937397390
19941,0021,0020
19951,2121,2120
19961,1491,1490
19971,0351,0350
19981,0471,0470
19991,0271,0270
20001,0231,0230
20019609600
20029249240
20031,0361,0360
20049669660
20058838830
20068458450
20078858850
20087657650
20097077070
20106426420
20115765760
20124564560
20134144140
20143553550

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 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brenna" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 9 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of 1,023 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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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 region near the Rockies? 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 beloved, as you are to many.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Annerb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Brnane". 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 Nov 18, 1976

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 Northern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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