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Gender: F Meaning of Brenna: "descendant of the sad one" Origin of Brenna: Feminine form of Brennan Brenna's Popularity in 2014: #784

Brenna is a feminine form of the Irish surname Brennan, or perhaps a variation of Brenda or Brendan -- all of which have different meanings. Whatever its derivation or its authenticity, it's a modern sounding name which has steadily decreased in popularity since 1995 when it peaked at #235 in the US Top 1000.

Famous People Named Brenna

Brenna Katheleen Sakas, Miss Arizona USA 2005
Brenna O'Brien, Canadian actress
Brenna Penaflor (born Brent Jhoanne Penaflor), Filipina actress
Brenna Rose Dilley (b. 1993), one of the first surviving set of sextuplets born in the United States

Pop Culture References for the name Brenna

(Mary) Brenna O'Toole, character in Nora Roberts' "Tears of the Moon"
Brenna Carver, character on TV's "Chasing Life"
Brenna, character in 'Elphame's Choice' by PC Cast

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