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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brena

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  1. scrub, brush (thick vegetation)
  2. rough ground

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brena

Lepa Brena is a singer, actress, talent manager, businesswoman, and director. Her ongoing career started in 1980. Lepa was given the name Fahreta Jahić on October 20th, 1960 in Tuzla.

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Kelly Brena is a soccer player for the Martinique women's national football team. Kelly was born in Martinique.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 6 6 0
1957 5 5 0
1959 6 6 0
1961 5 5 0
1962 10 10 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 8 8 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 8 8 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 5 5 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 10 10 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 11 11 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 6 6 0
1990 21 21 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 18 18 0
1993 8 8 0
1994 18 18 0
1995 19 19 0
1996 18 18 0
1997 20 20 0
1998 21 21 0
1999 16 16 0
2000 18 18 0
2001 25 25 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 17 17 0
2004 24 24 0
2005 19 19 0
2006 29 29 0
2007 36 36 0
2008 22 22 0
2009 17 17 0
2010 11 11 0
2011 24 24 0
2012 23 23 0
2013 25 25 0
2014 11 11 0
2015 18 18 0
2016 15 15 0
2017 9 9 0

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Popularity of Brena as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brena U.S.
  White 12.87% 64.26%
  African American 0.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.99% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 85.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brena

People with the last name Brena are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Brena

  • How Popular is the name Brena? Brena is the 12,516th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brena was the 42,858th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 764 babies born with the first name Brena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brena to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Brena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brena is Monday, July 18th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Brena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brena was in 2007 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Brena Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brena is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Brena: Your name in reverse order is Anerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Baren. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 505 people with the last name Brena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brena as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k 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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