[peel] Digest Number 590

Frances Castle frances@...
Tue Feb 25 12:04:02 CET 2003

meaning "God is bountiful", while "Brenda" is from Norse, meaning
"sword", or Gaelic, meaning "raven". How did Brenda get to be short
for Elizabeth?

I have no idea.. its one of those weird things unfathomable things but
people christened Elizabeth are often nick named Brenda

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