The name Brenda is a girl's name of Celtic origin meaning "blade of a sword". Brenda and is often added to lists like Midcentury Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".
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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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