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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
6k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Brigham

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 5 0 5
1928 5 0 5
1959 5 0 5
1960 9 0 9
1962 10 0 10
1963 5 0 5
1964 7 0 7
1965 7 0 7
1966 6 0 6
1967 10 0 10
1968 13 0 13
1969 13 0 13
1970 11 0 11
1971 14 0 14
1972 15 0 15
1973 15 0 15
1974 21 0 21
1975 20 0 20
1976 18 0 18
1977 29 0 29
1978 22 0 22
1979 21 0 21
1980 33 0 33
1981 32 0 32
1982 30 0 30
1983 19 0 19
1984 25 0 25
1985 21 0 21
1986 20 0 20
1987 19 0 19
1988 24 0 24
1989 26 0 26
1990 20 0 20
1991 24 0 24
1992 21 0 21
1993 21 0 21
1994 33 0 33
1995 34 0 34
1996 34 0 34
1997 63 0 63
1998 61 0 61
1999 55 0 55
2000 73 0 73
2001 88 0 88
2002 87 0 87
2003 71 0 71
2004 83 0 83
2005 80 0 80
2006 92 0 92
2007 97 0 97
2008 97 0 97
2009 96 0 96
2010 104 0 104
2011 136 0 136
2012 129 0 129
2013 130 0 130
2014 109 0 109
2015 100 0 100

Fun Facts about the name Brigham

  • How many people with the first name Brigham have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,468 babies born with the first name Brigham in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brigham to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brigham? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Brigham first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brigham is Saturday, August 19th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Brigham born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brigham was in 2011 with a total of 136 babies.
  • Random Brigham Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brigham is not a popular baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Brigham: Your name in reverse order is Mahgirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bamhigr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brigham? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,485 people with the last name Brigham.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brigham? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Brigham as their last name.
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Popularity of Brigham as a first name

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Popularity of Brigham as a last name

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Common last names for Brigham

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brigham U.S.
  White 77.96% 64.26%
  African American 16.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.46% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brigham

People with the last name Brigham are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Brigham" mean? The list below shows the origins of Brigham as well as things modernly associated with the name Brigham such as celebrities named Brigham.

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Origin and Meaning of Brigham

The name "Brigham" is of English origin, and it means "From the bridge settlement". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Brigham

Brigham And Women's
Brigham City Utah
Brigham City V. Stuart
Brigham Young
Brigham Young University
Brigham Young University Address
Brigham Young University Hawaii
Brigham Young University Idaho
Brigham Young University Online
Brigham Young University Ranking

What does the name Brigham mean?

Bis for buoy, you encourage those you see.

Ris for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Gis for gracious, it shows everyday.

His for hero, as you appear to many.

Ais for angelic, a truly pure heart

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

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