Brenda Origin and Meaning
The name Brenda is a girl's name of Celtic origin meaning "blade of a sword".
First the heroine of Sir Walter Scott's 1822 novel The Pirate, then a glamorous 1940s debutante, then the troubled twin on Beverly Hills 90210, and now fading in favor of more modern Brenna, Briana, and Bryn. Much more likely to be worn by a mother or grandmother these days. The song "Brenda's Got a Baby" was late rap megastar Tupac's debut single.
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Famous People Named Brenda
- Brenda ChapmanAmerican director
- Brenda Irene Isabelle Frances Theresa Dean PaulEnglish actress and socialite
- Brenda Lee (born Brenda Mae Tarpley)American pop singer
- Brenda Anne BlethynEnglish actress
- Brenda SongAmerican actress
- Brenda Lee StrongAmerican actress
- Brenda Diana Duff FrazierAmerican socialite
- Brenda Joyce (born Betty Graftina Leabo)American actress
- Brenda Marshall (born Ardis Ankerson)American actress
- Brenda FrickerIrish actress
- Brenda Ann BenetAmerican actress
- Brenda Buell VaccaroAmerican actress
- Brenda Irene DicksonAmerican actress
- Brenda BruceEnglish actress
- Brenda ButtnerAmerican TV journalist
- Brenda Doreen Mignon de BanzieEnglish actress
- Brenda VenusAmerican model and actress
- Brenda Anne Marie SchultzMcCarthy, Dutch tennis player
- Brenda Lea TurnbaughAmerican actress; twin sister Wendi Turnbaugh
- Brenda Jean BakkeAmerican actress
- Brenda NovakAmerican romance novelist
- Brenda FagundesBrazilian Model
- Brenda MilnerBritish neuropsychologist
Brenda in Pop Culture
- "Brenda StarrReporter," comic strip and film
- Brenda Walshcharacter on TV's "Beverly Hills 90210"
- Brenda Leigh Johnsonmain character on TV's "The Closer"
- BrendaTony Last's unfaithful wife in "A Handful of Dust" (1934) by Evelyn Waugh
- Brenda Montgomerycharacter on French,Canadian parody soap "Le coeur a ses raisons"
- Brenda Jenkinscharacter on TV's "227"
- Brenda Meekscharacter from "Scary Movie"
- Brendaa character in "The Scorch Trials"
- "Brenda's Got a Baby" song by Tupac Shakur