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358k
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Brittany

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Britain
  • #185 All Time
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82k Brittney (English)
< 1k Brittania (English)

How popular is the baby name Brittany in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1963 7 7 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 10 10 0
1966 16 16 0
1967 16 16 0
1968 33 33 0
1969 62 62 0
1970 75 75 0
1971 147 147 0
1972 201 201 0
1973 219 219 0
1974 257 246 11
1975 332 332 0
1976 360 352 8
1977 495 488 7
1978 639 630 9
1979 801 790 11
1980 1,413 1,406 7
1981 1,723 1,714 9
1982 3,116 3,100 16 #94 girl name
1983 4,403 4,377 26 #64 girl name
1984 7,710 7,664 46 #41 girl name
1985 15,499 15,438 61 #17 girl name
1986 20,386 20,311 75 #8 girl name
1987 22,315 22,227 88 #7 girl name
1988 26,914 26,814 100 #6 girl name
1989 38,003 37,787 216 #3 girl name
1990 36,646 36,534 112 #3 girl name
1991 29,135 29,090 45 #3 girl name
1992 25,019 24,975 44 #4 girl name
1993 21,763 21,728 35 #6 girl name
1994 18,937 18,899 38 #7 girl name
1995 16,512 16,476 36 #8 girl name
1996 13,815 13,796 19 #14 girl name
1997 11,540 11,527 13 #20 girl name
1998 9,856 9,843 13 #25 girl name
1999 7,947 7,942 5 #35 girl name
2000 5,183 5,183 0 #61 girl name
2001 2,939 2,929 10
2002 1,934 1,934 0
2003 1,583 1,578 5
2004 1,368 1,355 13
2005 1,193 1,193 0
2006 1,025 1,025 0
2007 914 914 0
2008 773 773 0
2009 670 670 0
2010 728 728 0
2011 748 748 0
2012 767 767 0
2013 718 718 0
2014 696 696 0
2015 686 686 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Brittany baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 358,252 babies born with the name Brittany in the United States. That's more than enough Brittanies to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brittany" was in 1989 with a total of 37,787 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brittanies)

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brittany" ranks #30 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 91 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 18,937 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Brittany

The name "Brittany" is of English origin, and it means "From Britain". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Brittany Murphy

Brittany Murphy is an actress, singer, and voice artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to 2009. Brittany was born in 1977 as Brittany Anne Bertolotti in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

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Brittany Snow

Brittany Snow is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Brittany was born in 1986 as Brittany Anne Snow in Tampa, Florida, United States.

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Brittany Daniel

Brittany Daniel is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Brittany was born in 1976 as Brittany Ann Daniel in Gainesville, Florida, U.S.

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Britt Robertson

Britt Robertson is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Britt was born in 1990 as Brittany Leanna Robertson in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.

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Brittany Andrews

Brittany Andrews is an adult biography. Brittany was born in 1973 as Michelle Barry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

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Brittany Curran

Brittany Curran is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Brittany was born in 1990 as Brittany Elizabeth Curran in Weymouth, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Brittany

Brittany Furlan
Brittany Spaniel
Brittany Pilkington
Brittany Kerr
Brittany Maynard
Brittany Renner

Alternative Meanings

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ynattirb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tbaintyr". 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 Brittany born Dec 8, 1952

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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