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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brazos

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  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Brazos is of Spanish origin and means "Arms".
  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Brazos is of Spanish origin and means "From God's arms."Brazos del dio" the name the spanish gave to the river when they were nearly dying of thirst translates to "the arms of God", which stuck as the name of the river.".
  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Brazos is of Spanish origin and means "Arms".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Brazos
a North American river, flowing into the Gulf of Mexico.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A river that rises in Mexico and flows across Texas into the Gulf of Mexico

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Fun Facts about the name Brazos

  • How Popular is the name Brazos? Brazos is the 26,742nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Brazos have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 202 babies born with the first name Brazos in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brazos to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brazos? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Brazos first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brazos is Sunday, October 12th, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Brazos born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brazos was in 2017 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Brazos Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brazos is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Brazos: Your name in reverse order is Sozarb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Szroab. How do you pronounce that?

What Brazoss Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Brazos born Sep 26, 1984

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 Tibet approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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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).