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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brea

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Alt. Meaning

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

R is for respect, earned through your actions

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

Notable Persons Named Brea

Brea Grant is an actress / author. She has been prominent since 2007. Brea was given the name Brea Colleen Grant on October 16th, 1981 in Marshall, Texas, US. Brea is also known as Brea Colleen Grant, Grant, and Brea Colleen.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Brea

He died in 1523.

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Cirilo was born on July 9th, 1781 in Torrejón de Velasco. He died on June 30th, 1872.

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Lesli Brea is a baseball player. Lesli was born on October 12th, 1973 in Berkeley, California.

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Benjamín Brea was a jazz, classical music, folk music, latin music (genre), and pop music musician. He plays Saxophone, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, and Woodwind instrument. His most notable accomplishments were from 1956 to 2014. Benjamín was given the name Benjamín Arsenio Brea Constenla on September 18th, 1946 in Galicia (Spain). Benjamín is also known as El Maestro, Brea Constenla, and Benjamín Arsenio. He left this life on April 23rd, 2014.

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Luigi was born on September 27th, 1910. He breathed his last breath on February 4th, 1999.

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Diego was born in 1969.

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How popular is the baby name Brea in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 11 11 0
1973 22 22 0
1974 25 25 0
1975 46 46 0
1976 55 55 0
1977 70 70 0
1978 78 78 0
1979 76 76 0
1980 80 80 0
1981 85 85 0
1982 60 60 0
1983 61 61 0
1984 49 49 0
1985 58 58 0
1986 33 33 0
1987 65 65 0
1988 49 49 0
1989 69 69 0
1990 124 124 0
1991 121 121 0
1992 226 226 0
1993 268 268 0
1994 231 231 0
1995 177 177 0
1996 186 186 0
1997 155 155 0
1998 153 153 0
1999 154 154 0
2000 149 149 0
2001 139 139 0
2002 112 112 0
2003 106 106 0
2004 114 114 0
2005 141 141 0
2006 146 146 0
2007 169 169 0
2008 145 145 0
2009 171 171 0
2010 144 144 0
2011 148 148 0
2012 145 145 0
2013 125 125 0
2014 128 128 0
2015 114 114 0
2016 99 99 0
2017 95 95 0

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Popularity of Brea as a first name

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Popularity of Brea as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brea U.S.
  White 9.87% 64.26%
  African American 6.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 82.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brea

People with the last name Brea are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Brea

  • How Popular is the name Brea? Brea is the 3,704th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brea was the 19,062nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,177 babies born with the first name Brea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brea to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Brea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brea is Monday, September 9th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Brea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brea was in 1993 with a total of 268 babies.
  • Random Brea Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brea is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Brea: Your name in reverse order is Aerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ebra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brea? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,428 people with the last name Brea.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brea? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brea as their last name since less than 1 person in 208k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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