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Kathleen O'Brien kobrien at bmc.com
Mon Jul 7 09:02:06 PDT 2003

>The only precedent I can find concerning it says:
>"Brenna is only marginally justifiable for the Classical 
>Mediterranean area. It's use in an Anglo-Irish name as one 
>of two given names becomes two steps beyond period practice, 
>as Anglo-Irish names did not use double given names in period. 
>(Da'ud ibn Auda, LoAR October 1994, p. 17)"
>It was registered as recently as 09/00, without comment, in a
>Gaelic-language name.

Brenna is also discussed in the problem names article "Concerning the Names
Brianna, Branna, Brenna, and Brenda" at:



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