Brenda is a powerful girl’s name that means “sword”, “blade of the sword,” or “flaming sword.” It is commonly accepted to be the feminine variant of the Old Norse boy’s name Brandr, which developed in the British Isles while they were under Nordic dominance. While it probably did not originate as a form of Brendan, today it is still considered a feminine version of this popular Irish masculine name. With its fierce meaning and storied Viking past, Brenda will give baby a strong and valiant start in life.
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