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[ 2 syll. bren-na, br-e-nna ] The baby girl name Brenna is pronounced BREHN-ah †. Brenna's origin is Old Norse and Celtic, and its use, English. From Celtic roots, its meaning is 'descendant of Braonán, tear drop'. It is derived from the word braon which is of the meaning 'tear drop'. It represents the transferred use of the surname as a given name.

In addition, Brenna is a form (English) of the English and Irish Brenda.

Brenna is also a form (English) of the English and Irish Brianna.

Brenna is the feminine version of the English and Irish Brennan.

Forms of Brenna include the English and Gaelic Branna, the name Brena, the name Brenah, the name Brenn, the name Brenne, the name Brina, the name Brinna, the name Brynna, and the name Brynne.

The contracted form Bren (English), the diminutive Brenie (English), and the spelling variants Breena (English) and Brennah (English) are other forms of the name.

See also the related category celtic.

Brenna is an all-time favorite. Today it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but not as much as it was previously. The name increased in popularity from the 1970s up to the 1990s. At the modest height of its usage in 1995, 0.063% of baby girls were named Brenna. It had a ranking of #235 then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then. In 2016, it ranked at #909 with a usage of 0.016%. Within the family of girl names directly related to Brenna, Brianna was the most widely used. It was more frequently used than Brenna by 10 times in 2016.

Baby names that sound like Brenna include Baran, Barann, Baranne, Bareen, Barein, Bareine, Barin, Barine, Barrane, Barrann, Barrayne, Barrin, Barrine, Barryn, Berhaen, Berhaene, Berhain, Berhaine, Berhane, and Berhayn.

† Pronunciation for Brenna: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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