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Gender: Female Meaning of Brandy: "burnt wine" Origin of Brandy: Dutch

The name Brandy is a girl's name of Dutch origin meaning "burnt wine". Brandy and is often added to lists like Film Noir Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".

From the experts:

The alcohol-laced member of the Randy-Candy-Mandy sorority of 1970s to 80s nickname names; now pretty much on the wagon.

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Famous People Named Brandy

Brandy Rayana Norwood, American singer and actress
Brandy Alexandre, American adult actress
Brandy Talore, American adult actress
Brandy Johnson, American gymnast and stuntwoman
Brandy Lee Ledford, American actress and model

Pop Culture References for the name Brandy

Brandy Alexander, character in "Invisible Monsters" by Chuck Palahniuk
Brandy Harrington, character in animated series "Brandy & Mr. Whiskers"
"Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)," song by Looking Glass
"Brandy," song by the O'Jays

Brandey, Brandie, Brandea, Brande, Bran, Brandi, Brandee, Branndea, Branndi, Branndie, Brandye


connor Says:


Why is this name only meant for females?

beachbear Says:


Sometimes people name their children after their favorite things...Willow. Blue. Lemon. Reignbeaux. Butterfly. Brandy.

Bassilly Says:


There are so much better things after which you could name a child.

hflynn77 Says:


Why would you name your child after alcohol?

Maza16 Says:


My best friend's name! Matches her really well :) Love her so much!

grace147 Says:


One of my guilty pleasure names. I love how it sounds sort of tom boyish but I can see it on a beautiful girl.

gogohem Says:


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