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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brilliance

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Brilliance means "Intelligent" and is of English origin.

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  1. The quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand ("his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects")
  2. A light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
  3. Unusual mental ability
  1. The quality of being exceptionally effulgent (giving off light).
  2. The quality of having extraordinary mental capacity.
  3. (chiefly Britain) Magnificence; resplendence.

Fun Facts about the name Brilliance

  • How Popular is the name Brilliance? Brilliance is the 68,496th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Brilliance have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14 babies born with the first name Brilliance in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brilliance? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Brilliance first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brilliance is Saturday, July 29th, 1944.
  • What year had the most people named Brilliance born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brilliance was in 2017 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Brilliance: Your name in reverse order is Ecnaillirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Narcblilie. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Brilliance born Jan 14, 2013

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.