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358k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Brittany

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

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1963770
1964550
196510100
196616160
196716160
196833330
196962620
197075750
19711471470
19722012010
19732192190
197425724611
19753323320
19763613538
19774954887
19786386299
197980179011
19801,4131,4067
19811,7231,7149
19823,1153,09916#94 girl name
19834,4034,37726#64 girl name
19847,7087,66246#41 girl name
198515,49915,43861#17 girl name
198620,38420,30975#8 girl name
198722,31222,22488#7 girl name
198826,91526,815100#6 girl name
198938,00237,786216#3 girl name
199036,64736,535112#3 girl name
199129,13429,08945#3 girl name
199225,02024,97644#4 girl name
199321,76121,72635#6 girl name
199418,93718,89938#7 girl name
199516,51316,47736#8 girl name
199613,81513,79619#14 girl name
199711,54011,52713#20 girl name
19989,8569,84313#25 girl name
19997,9477,9425#35 girl name
20005,1825,1820#61 girl name
20012,9392,92910
20021,9341,9340
20031,5831,5785
20041,3681,35513
20051,1931,1930
20061,0251,0250
20079139130
20087737730
20096696690
20107277270
20117487480
20127667660
20137187180
20146946940

Want to know about the populiarty of Brittany? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 357,551 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 first appeared 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 37,786 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brittanies)

According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brittany" ranks #8 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 305 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of 22,312 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Brittany" mean?

Brittany (English): From Britain

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

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

T is for talent, hidden or not.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynattirb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Biytartn". 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.

Where is the name Brittany popular?



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

Celebrities named Brittany

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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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 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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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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Past life for Brittany born Jan 29, 1986

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 Alaska approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Brittany

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