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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Brindle mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Brindle

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  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Brindle is of English origin and means "Blood orange".
Other origins: Hebrew

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Brin"dle
  1. The state of being brindled.
  2. A brindled color; also, that which is brindled.

Etymology: See Brindled

adjective Brin"dle
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  1. Having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats
  1. A streaky colouration in animals.
  2. An animal so coloured.

Notable Persons Named Brindle

He was most active from 1952 to 55. Brindle was born on June 27th, 1919 in Barrow-in-Furness. He died on April 16th, 2010.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Brindle

Dave Brindle is a journalist.


Timothy Brindle is a christian hip hop and urban contemporary gospel singing and songwriter. He plays Singer-songwriter and Vocals. His career lasted from 2005 to 2005. Timothy was given the name Timothy E. Brindle on November 7th, 1980 in Philadelphia. Timothy is also known as Brindle and Timothy E..


Tom Brindle was a Member of the New Zealand Legislative Council, Member of theNew Zealand Legislative Council, and 6th President of theLabour Party. His career lasted from 1936 to 1950. Tom was born in 1878 in Lancashire or Manchester. He breathed his last breath on November 19th, 1950.


Thomas was born on January 8th, 1861 in Darwen. Thomas is also known as Tom Brindle. He left this life on April 15th, 1905.


Arran Brindle is a cricketer. Arran was born on November 23rd, 1981 in Steeton, West Yorkshire.


Robert was born on November 4th, 1837. He breathed his last breath on June 27th, 1916.


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Popularity of Brindle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brindle U.S.
  White 93.49% 64.26%
  African American 0.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brindle

People with the last name Brindle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brindle

  • How Popular is the name Brindle? Brindle is the 45,015th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brindle was the 13,057th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brindle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 58 babies born with the first name Brindle in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brindle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Brindle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brindle is Sunday, November 20th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Brindle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brindle was in 2017 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Brindle: Your name in reverse order is Eldnirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eibdnrl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brindle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,351 people with the last name Brindle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brindle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brindle as their last name since less than 1 person in 125k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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