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358k
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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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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 361 353 8
1977 495 488 7
1978 638 629 9
1979 801 790 11
1980 1,413 1,406 7
1981 1,723 1,714 9
1982 3,115 3,099 16 #94 girl name
1983 4,403 4,377 26 #64 girl name
1984 7,708 7,662 46 #41 girl name
1985 15,499 15,438 61 #17 girl name
1986 20,384 20,309 75 #8 girl name
1987 22,312 22,224 88 #7 girl name
1988 26,915 26,815 100 #6 girl name
1989 38,002 37,786 216 #3 girl name
1990 36,647 36,535 112 #3 girl name
1991 29,134 29,089 45 #3 girl name
1992 25,020 24,976 44 #4 girl name
1993 21,761 21,726 35 #6 girl name
1994 18,937 18,899 38 #7 girl name
1995 16,513 16,477 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 5,182 5,182 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 913 913 0
2008 773 773 0
2009 669 669 0
2010 727 727 0
2011 748 748 0
2012 766 766 0
2013 718 718 0
2014 694 694 0

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 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 37,786 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brittanies)

According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brittany" ranks #8 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 345 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of 36,647 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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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 gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

English

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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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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Alternative Meanings

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

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

I is for ideals, no higher!

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for nice, need I say more?

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 "Tnbyirat". 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 Feb 19, 1950

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 Northern Canada approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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