Gender: Feminine
Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: “armour goddess.”

The name is a modern Scandinavian combination, being composed of the Norse elements, brynja (armour) and dis (goddess; supernatural female being).

The name is mostly used in Norway, the Faroe Islands and in Iceland; for the latter in the form of Bryndís.

As of 2010, Bryndis was the 7th most popular female name in the Faroe Islands and the 17th most popular in Iceland.