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Origin of the name BRANGAINE.
Etymology of the name BRANGAINE.
Meaning of the baby name BRANGAINE.

  

BRANGAINE.  Arthurian legend name.  The same as Brengwain (q.v.), a form of Bronwen (q.v.), meaning "bosom white" or "white breast." 

... It only remained to finally decide the characters.  She considered that Ethelrida should undoubtedly be Guinevere; but, above all, Zara must be Isolt!
    "Of course, of course!" they all cried unanimously, while Zara's eyes went black.  "Tristram and Isolt!  How splendid!"
    "And I shall be Brangaine, and give the love potion," Lady Anningford went on.  "Although it does not come into the 'Idylls of the King,' it should do so.  It is just because Tennyson was so fearfully, respectably Early Victorian!  I have been looking all the real thing up in the 'Morte d' Arthur' in the library, and in the beautiful edition of 'Tristram and Yseult' in Ethelrida's room." (The Reason Why, Glyn, 1911)

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