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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brillante

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adverb Bril*lan"te
In a gay, showy, and sparkling style.

Etymology: It. See Brilliant (a.)

Notable Persons Named Brillante

Brillante Mendoza is a film director. He has had major accomplishments since 2005. Brillante was born on June 30th, 1960 in San Fernando, Pampanga.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Brillante

Josh Brillante is a soccer player for the Calcio Como, ACF Fiorentina, Bundaberg Spirit FC, Queensland Academy of Sport Football Program, Empoli F.C., Australia national under-20 soccer team, Australia national under-23 soccer team, and Australia national soccer team. Josh was born on March 25th, 1993 in Bundaberg, Australia.


John Brillante is an athlete for the Bundaberg Spirit FC.


Joshua Brillante is a sports team member for the Calcio Como.


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Popularity of Brillante as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brillante U.S.
  White 60.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 29.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brillante

People with the last name Brillante are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Brillante

  • How Popular is the name Brillante? As a last name Brillante was the 76,275th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Brillante first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Brillante is Friday, December 16th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Brillante? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Brillante. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Brillante: Your name in reverse order is Etnallirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ibtlleanr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brillante? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 252 people with the last name Brillante.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brillante? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brillante as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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