[ 2 syll. bran-dy, br-a-ndy ] The baby boy name Brandy is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is BRAENDiy- †. Brandy is used predominantly in the English language and it is derived from Old English origins.
Brandy is a pet form of the name Brand (English, French, and German).
Brandy is also a variant (English) of the name Brandeis (Czech, English, German, and Slavic).
Brandy is also a variant of the name Brandon (English).
See also the related category english.
Brandy is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1975, 0.006% of baby boys were given the name Brandy. Its ranking then was #818. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is currently of irregular use. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Brandy, Brandon was the most popular in 2018. Brandy has in the past century been predominantly given to girls. In 1979, girls named Brandy outnumbered boys by 84 times.
Baby names that sound like Brandy include Barend, Barende, Barind, Barinde, Barnet, Barnett, Barnette, Berend, Bernad, Bernat, Bernet, Bernett, Biernat, Brando, Brante, Brentwood, Bryant, Burnet, Burnett, and Bermudo.
† Pronunciation for Brandy: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"