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Popularity
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Brigham

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • #5789 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Brigham" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 5 0 5
1928 5 0 5
1959 5 0 5
1960 9 0 9
1962 10 0 10
1963 5 0 5
1964 7 0 7
1965 7 0 7
1966 6 0 6
1967 10 0 10
1968 13 0 13
1969 13 0 13
1970 11 0 11
1971 14 0 14
1972 15 0 15
1973 15 0 15
1974 21 0 21
1975 20 0 20
1976 18 0 18
1977 29 0 29
1978 22 0 22
1979 21 0 21
1980 33 0 33
1981 32 0 32
1982 30 0 30
1983 19 0 19
1984 25 0 25
1985 21 0 21
1986 20 0 20
1987 19 0 19
1988 24 0 24
1989 26 0 26
1990 20 0 20
1991 24 0 24
1992 21 0 21
1993 21 0 21
1994 33 0 33
1995 34 0 34
1996 34 0 34
1997 63 0 63
1998 61 0 61
1999 55 0 55
2000 73 0 73
2001 88 0 88
2002 87 0 87
2003 71 0 71
2004 83 0 83
2005 80 0 80
2006 92 0 92
2007 97 0 97
2008 97 0 97
2009 96 0 96
2010 104 0 104
2011 136 0 136
2012 129 0 129
2013 130 0 130
2014 108 0 108

Want to know about the populiarty of Brigham? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,367 babies born with the name Brigham in the United States. That's more than enough Brighams to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brigham" was in 2011 with a total of 136 babies.

According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brigham" is not a popular baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 38 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of only 92 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Brigham popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Brigham in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Brigham" mean? The list below shows the origins of Brigham as well as things modernly associated with the name Brigham such as celebrities named Brigham.

English

Origin and Meaning of Brigham

The name "Brigham" is of English origin, and it means "From the bridge settlement". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

Your name in reverse order is "Mahgirb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hamigbr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Brigham born Nov 4, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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