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  1. Brendanoun

    A female given name.

    We have already mentioned Minna and Brenda, the daughters of Magnus Troil. Their mother had been dead for many years, and they were now two beautiful girls

  2. Brendanoun

    Queen Elizabeth II.

    There is a widespread belief that Brenda plays no part in politics. This is not entirely true. For instance, she has very strong feelings on Rhodesia.

  3. Brendanoun

    A rural municipality of Manitoba.

  4. Etymology: 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]


  1. Brenda

    Brenda is a feminine given name in the English language.



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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Brenda is ranked #81458 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Brenda surname appeared 232 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Brenda.

    76.2% or 177 total occurrences were White.
    11.6% or 27 total occurrences were Black.
    9.4% or 22 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

British National Corpus

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Brenda' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4003

Anagrams for Brenda »

  1. bander

  2. Braden

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brenda in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brenda in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Brenda in a Sentence

  1. Paul Chabot:

    When I was growing up in a Republican state, we had safe towns and great schools, but California has done a 180. It’s not a family-friendly state anymore so we decided to move to Texas. When Chabot, his wife Brenda and their four children arrived in McKinney – a town about 30 miles north of Dallas – they realized that many of the 168,000-plus residents of the town had pulled up their own roots in California and headed to the Lone Star state. That gave Chabot an idea.

  2. Brenda Schell:

    Brenda Schell decided Brenda Schell wanted to go check out this area and my husband sees this red wood sticking out. He goes to pick it up and it's this crazy little boat !

  3. Eugene Pettis:

    Brenda Snipes has taken multiple measures to make sure that the election machines and ballots are in safekeeping.

  4. Elizabeth Kordek:

    Brenda Sanchez was in a cycling group, Brenda Sanchez was showing horses, and on a dragon( boat racing) team and these were all out of Brenda Sanchez comfort zone because Brenda Sanchez was Brenda Sanchez, to survive those deployments in Iraq and to die like this is just devastating.

  5. Harry Nelson:

    Judge Brenda Penny is under significant pressure to forego the exam in respect of the evidence that this conservatorship needs to end, but [ Penny ] may nonetheless feel it is appropriate to make a clear record of Britney’s competence and ability to manage her own health, business and life without oversight.

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    transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
    • A. deny
    • B. fudge
    • C. signify
    • D. interrogate

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