in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: English
- Meaning: From Britain
- #184 All Time
Pronunciation of Brittany
How popular is the name "Brittany" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|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|
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 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brittany" ranks #8 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, 1,699 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1989. Across the entire United States a total of 38,002 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
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 east? 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.
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 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.
B is for bounce, your ability to renew.
R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.
I is for ideas, that you bring to life.
T is for treat, that you always are.
T is for teacher, you truly are.
A is for able, for you surely are.
N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.
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 "Tritnbay". 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 Apr 26, 1941
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 Thailand approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.
As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.
Name poster for Brittany
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.