Brant

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brant

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Brant
A species of wild goose (Branta bernicla) -- called also brent and brand goose. The name is also applied to other related species.

Etymology: Cf.Brand goose Brent Brenicle

adjective Brant
Steep.

Etymology: See Brent

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Small dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
Wiktionary
  1. A surname​.
  2. A town in New York
  3. An unincorporated community in Wisconsin
  4. A county in Canada

Notable Persons Named Brant

Brant Daugherty is an actor. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Brant was born on August 20th, 1985 in Mason, Ohio, U.S.

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Brant Bjork is a stoner rock, palm desert scene, heavy metal music, and hardcore punk musician. His ongoing career started in 1987. Brant was born on March 19th, 1973.

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Brant Hansen is a radio host and author. Brant was born on October 11th, 1969 in Assumption, Illinois.

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Brant Parker is a comics creator.

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Brant Boyer is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 2003. Brant was born on June 27th, 1971 in Ogden, Utah.

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Brant Brown is a baseball player. Brant was born on June 22nd, 1971 in Porterville, California.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Brant

Peter M. Brant is a chairman of white birch paper, brant publications, and brant foundation. Peter was born on March 1st, 1947 in New York City, New York,.

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Joseph was given the name Thayendanegea in 1743 in Ohio Country somewhere along the Cuyahoga River. He left this life on November 24th, 1807.

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Peter Brant II is a socialite and model. Peter was given the name Peter Mark Brant by his parents Peter M. Brant and Stephanie Seymour on December 30th, 1993 in New York City, New York, United States.

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Mike Brant was a pop music musician. He plays Vocals. His career lasted from 1969 to 1975. Mike was given the name Moshé Michaël Brand on February 1st, 1947 in Famagusta. Mike is also known as משה ברנד (Hebrew). He left this life on April 25th, 1975.

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Lauren Brant is a pop music and children's music musician. She was most active from 2009 to present. Lauren was born Lauren Brant on February 24th, 1989 in South Africa.

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Molly was born in 1736 in Canajoharie on the south bank of the Mohawk river:Ohio River Valley. Molly is also known as Mary Brant, Konwatsi'tsiaienni, and Degonwadonti. She died on April 16th, 1796.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 5 0 5
1920 5 0 5
1922 5 0 5
1924 6 0 6
1927 6 0 6
1928 5 0 5
1929 9 0 9
1930 6 0 6
1932 6 0 6
1933 8 0 8
1934 9 0 9
1935 7 0 7
1936 8 0 8
1937 6 0 6
1938 11 0 11
1939 16 0 16
1940 10 0 10
1941 14 0 14
1942 10 0 10
1943 17 0 17
1944 9 0 9
1945 8 0 8
1946 21 0 21
1947 19 0 19
1948 25 0 25
1949 41 0 41
1950 58 0 58
1951 60 0 60
1952 63 0 63
1953 71 0 71
1954 69 0 69
1955 59 0 59
1956 55 0 55
1957 50 0 50
1958 59 0 59
1959 60 0 60
1960 68 0 68
1961 54 0 54
1962 85 0 85
1963 109 0 109
1964 85 0 85
1965 84 0 84
1966 112 0 112
1967 127 0 127
1968 147 0 147
1969 167 0 167
1970 241 0 241
1971 224 5 219
1972 222 0 222
1973 158 0 158
1974 177 0 177
1975 210 0 210
1976 189 0 189
1977 191 0 191
1978 228 0 228
1979 202 0 202
1980 173 0 173
1981 201 0 201
1982 197 0 197
1983 208 5 203
1984 171 0 171
1985 161 0 161
1986 181 0 181
1987 158 0 158
1988 181 0 181
1989 165 0 165
1990 173 0 173
1991 122 0 122
1992 130 0 130
1993 148 0 148
1994 142 0 142
1995 108 0 108
1996 134 0 134
1997 144 0 144
1998 165 0 165
1999 179 0 179
2000 150 0 150
2001 162 0 162
2002 125 0 125
2003 149 0 149
2004 158 0 158
2005 116 0 116
2006 117 0 117
2007 123 0 123
2008 106 0 106
2009 101 0 101
2010 95 0 95
2011 97 0 97
2012 103 0 103
2013 84 0 84
2014 85 0 85
2015 81 0 81
2016 80 0 80
2017 64 0 64

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Popularity of Brant as a first name

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Popularity of Brant as a last name

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Common last names for Brant

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brant U.S.
  White 84.82% 64.26%
  African American 8.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.06% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brant

People with the last name Brant are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brant

  • How Popular is the name Brant? Brant is the 2,632nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Brant was the 3,301st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brant have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,213 babies born with the first name Brant in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brant to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brant? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Brant first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brant is Tuesday, December 23rd, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Brant born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brant was in 1970 with a total of 241 babies.
  • Random Brant Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brant is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Brant: Your name in reverse order is Tnarb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Brtna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brant? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,886 people with the last name Brant.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brant? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Brant as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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