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Brandi is a wonderful name! I am working on a book, and my main character is Brandi.
melinda1  1/24/2007
Brandi actually means "fiery beacon".
― Anonymous User  6/24/2007
My mother gave all of her four of her daughters names that she thought to be unique. I've noticed over the years that people have stopped asking me "does it end with a Y or IE?" Most people will put a Y, a lot of people use I and no one has ever ended it with IE.

I think this is a name that will be forever young. I've often thought that when I reach middle age I will stop using my first name and go by my given middle name, Faye.
brandi  11/14/2007
Honestly I hate the name Brandi. It sounds too much like a dramatic name!
― Anonymous User  3/31/2008
Brandi Chavonne Massey is an American stage actress, well-known for her performances in various regional productions around the United States, including "Hair", "Dreamgirls", and "Jesus Christ Superstar". She also has performed on Broadway in "Caroline, or Change", "Jekyll & Hyde", and as the understudy of Elphaba in "Wicked", going on for several principal performers until December 2006.
AndrewJKD  12/8/2008
TRASHY! I think of a stripper/alcoholic/chainsmoker who wears belly shirt tube tops as daywear. NOT PRETTY!
becca_marciano  3/4/2009
This is my name, and I absolutely hate it. Not only do I have to always inform people "it's with an I," but I am really tired of the jokes about the alcohol. I am sick of people singing the song that goes "brandy, you're a fine girl." I find this name to be tacky and trashy and makes me think of living in a trailer, eating twinkies for breakfast, and chain-smoking while wearing daisy dukes and dirty bare feet chugging a beer in a yard full of broken down cars.

I am working on having it legally changed.
― Anonymous User  5/20/2009
It seemed to have been a trend for awhile for young girls to spell their names with an I instead of a Y or IE, like Jessi, Jenni, Brandi, Tiffani, and Kelsi. I know I went through a phase of kreatyv spylyng with my own name. But this name in particular just looks even worse when spelt Brandi, seems even trashier. Even the spelling Brandie doesn't look quite so cutesy and downmarket.
Anyechka  9/15/2009
This spelling is even trashier than Brandy. What if she wants to have a real job rather than be a stripper? Brandi will always be a dogs' name to me, since one of my aunts has a dog with this name.
bananarama  10/17/2009
My name is Brandi and I absolutely love it! I often have people, when they realize that I spell my name with an "i", say "That's such a pretty way to spell it!". I have never had problems with anyone associating my name with liquor of any kind. I have, however, had the trouble of correcting people who try to spell it with a "y" my entire life. Honestly, I think the "i" is better than the "y" because it isn't a direct copy from the drink (But then again, I might be slightly biased.)
bookworm95  2/6/2011
My name is Brandi (yes, with an I) and I love it.
The only time I think of a stripper, etc., is when I see it with a Y. It just looks horrible.
I love when people start singing "Brandy, You're a Fine Girl" to me. It makes me feel so special. I, however, never get associated with the drink.
I also like that it's not a very common name, but yet it's still pronounceable.
TheAmazon  10/17/2011
The name Brandi was given to 157 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/17/2013
Being as I have not ever met a Brandi that is older than me, and the social security office has the first Brandi/y recorded in 1965 (as they had me listed a year younger than I actually was) I always make the comment, that I am the original Brandi.

Hated the name growing up. No one had it. Only Brandi in elementary, Jr. High and our high school of 1600 students.

Best part... everyone remembers me 30 years later. Ha.
origionalbrandi1964  12/27/2015
A girl with this name is doomed to appear on Maury or Jerry Springer. Please don't use this.
TyrannosaurusRegina  1/14/2016
The name Brandi was given to 108 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/16/2016

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