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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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International Interest
  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Briley

Briley was born on November 17th, 1994.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Briley

John Briley is a screenwriter. John was given the name John Richard Briley on August 25th, 1925 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.


Les Briley is a soccer player for the Chelsea F.C., Hereford United F.C., Wimbledon F.C., Aldershot F.C., Millwall F.C., Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., and Slough Town F.C. Les was born on October 2nd, 1956 in Lambeth, England.


Ben Briley is a country music and southern rock singing. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 2014 to present. Ben was given the name John Benjamin Briley on March 19th, 1989 in Gallatin, Tennessee, United States.


Rob was born on October 15th, 1966.


Greg Briley is a baseball player. Greg was born on May 24th, 1965 in Greenville, North Carolina.


David was born on January 8th, 1964.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 5 5 0
1984 6 6 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 9 9 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 20 14 6
1991 29 22 7
1992 26 12 14
1993 35 23 12
1994 50 30 20
1995 54 38 16
1996 69 42 27
1997 85 55 30
1998 102 72 30
1999 133 94 39
2000 159 119 40
2001 173 129 44
2002 209 146 63
2003 171 121 50
2004 276 216 60
2005 309 219 90
2006 341 268 73
2007 386 315 71
2008 428 349 79
2009 562 485 77
2010 531 447 84
2011 511 435 76
2012 468 399 69
2013 402 355 47
2014 375 321 54
2015 327 297 30
2016 286 268 18
2017 225 213 12

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International Interest for Briley

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Briley as a first name

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Popularity of Briley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Briley U.S.
  White 80.58% 64.26%
  African American 14.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Briley

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

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Fun Facts about the name Briley

  • How Popular is the name Briley? Briley is the 3,145th most popular name of all time. As a last name Briley was the 6,094th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Briley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,784 babies born with the first name Briley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Briley to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Briley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Briley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Briley is Thursday, November 11th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Briley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Briley was in 2009 with a total of 485 babies.
  • Random Briley Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Briley is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Briley: Your name in reverse order is Yelirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leibry. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Briley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,629 people with the last name Briley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Briley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Briley as their last name.

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