Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #638 in 2013 and #730 in 2014.


In English

Origin: Possibly from Old Norse brandr ‎(“sword”); by folk etymology seen as a feminine form of Brendan.[1] Its use as a nickname for Queen Elizabeth II originated in Private Eye in reaction to a perceived attempt by the royals to appear less distant and upper class.[2]


-A rural municipality in Manitoba

-(UK jocular) (w Queen Elizabeth II).

-( female name).