Early-attested site in the Parish of Wressell
- Brend(e) 1188–91 P 1289 YI 1362 Extent
- La Brend 1254 Baildon 1271 Malton 1333 SR
- Le Brend(e) 1289 Cl 1360 Ipm
- Brund 1316 NomVill
- Brynd(e) 1432 YD 1612 FF
- Burne 1650 ParlSurv
Brind is Brend (e )1188–91 P, 1289 YIet freq to 1362Extent , La Brend 1254 Baildon, 1271Malton , 1333SR , Le Brend (e )1289 Cl, 1360 Ipm, Brund 1316 NomVill, Brynd (e )1432 YDet freq to 1612 FF, Burne 1650 ParlSurv. ME brende 'burnt,' used as a substantive of 'a place cleared (or destroyed) by burning.'A mutated form of OE brand 'a brand, the act or result of burning' might also be thought of. On the use of the French def. art. le , la , cf. IPN 95.