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Post Posted: Wed, May 02 2012, 9:55 pm       Post subject: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
does anyone know the meaning of the name Bryna? where does it come from... is it Hebrew or Yiddish?
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amother









  
Post Posted: Wed, May 02 2012, 9:56 pm       Post subject: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
It's my mothers name and I have no clue. How do you like that?
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Post Posted: Wed, May 02 2012, 9:58 pm       Post subject: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
It is Yiddish. Not sure exactly what it means but I believe it's in the same family as Brana and Breindel.
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Post Posted: Wed, May 02 2012, 10:05 pm       Post subject: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
brunette. from the word Brown (Broin in yiddish)
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Post Posted: Wed, May 02 2012, 10:37 pm       Post subject: Re: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
someoneoutthere wrote:
brunette. from the word Brown (Broin in yiddish)

That's deep Confused
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Post Posted: Thu, May 03 2012, 12:38 pm       Post subject: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
Breina is brunette, brown. Breindel a pet form. I suppose Bryna is an American or creative spelling. It is definitely Yiddish. I love Breindel.
Melanie could be an interesting secular name for it Wink
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Post Posted: Thu, May 03 2012, 3:56 pm       Post subject: Re: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
Ruchel wrote:
Breina is brunette, brown. Breindel a pet form. I suppose Bryna is an American or creative spelling. It is definitely Yiddish. I love Breindel.
Melanie could be an interesting secular name for it Wink

OTOH, I heard of someone who researched the name Breindel and discovered that it is Old German for friend (Friendel- B & F are interchangable). Therefore she called her DD Reut when naming after a Breindel.
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Post Posted: Thu, May 03 2012, 4:52 pm       Post subject: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
I know someone named breindy and she always was trying to figure out what her name meant last I heard she was told that bryna is from "bren" a fire in yiddish.
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Post Posted: Thu, May 03 2012, 5:15 pm       Post subject: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
Interesting, one of my nieces has the name Bryna as her second name, and we were told it means "strong"
(yes it's Yiddish)
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Post Posted: Sun, May 06 2012, 5:14 am       Post subject: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
Thank you for this interesting thread. I have a relative named Brayna (I think?) Beis, yud, yud, reish, aleph and always thought it meant brunette, but that didn't make as much sense as fire or friend does when combined with her second name.
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Post Posted: Sun, May 06 2012, 5:34 am       Post subject: Re: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
[quote="someoneoutthere"]brunette. from the word Brown (Broin in yiddish)[/quote]


Yes, I have heard it means brunette too.
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amother









  
Post Posted: Sun, May 06 2012, 9:37 pm       Post subject: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
are Bryna and Breindel one and the same? like from the same root? two different deceased grandmothers to name after ... one is Bryna and one is Breindel... think I can only do one?? (obviously I would do them at separate times.. just wondering if they are the same and I should only use one of them)
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Post Posted: Mon, May 07 2012, 11:39 am       Post subject: re: BRYNA- what does this name mean?
I would davka do Breyna Breindel, just like Dov Ber or Yitschok Issac.
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