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- MeaningFrom the Norse, meaning sword or torch, this name was originally used only in the Shetland Isles of Scotland, but spread to other parts of the English-speaking world after Brenda appeared as a heroine in Sir Walter Scott's 1822 novel The Pirate.
DescriptionPeople with this name are competent, practical, and often obtain great power and wealth. They tend to be successful in business and commercial affairs, and are able to achieve great material dreams. Because they often focus so strongly on business and achievement, they may neglect their private lives and relationships.
Soul UrgePeople with this name have a deep inner desire for a stable, loving family or community, and a need to work with others and to be appreciated.Variations
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