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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brinsley

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

R is for recreation, time to take some!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons Named Brinsley

Brinsley Schwarz is a rock music, new wave music, pub rock (united kingdom), soul music, rhythm, and blues musician. He plays Guitar, piano, organ, saxophone, and vocals. He has been prominent since 1970. Brinsley was born on March 25th, 1947 in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England.


Brinsley Ford was an art historian and collector. Brinsley was given the name Richard Brinsley Ford in 1908 in Petworth, Sussex, England. Brinsley is also known as Ford and Richard Brinsley. He breathed his last breath in 1999.


Brinsley MacNamara was a writer. Brinsley was given the name John Weldon on September 6th, 1890 in Hiskinstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath, Ireland. He breathed his last breath on February 4th, 1963.


Brinsley was born on March 4th, 1728. He passed away on January 24th, 1779.


Brinsley was born in 1824. He died on September 14th, 1892.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Brinsley

He died in 1624.


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Popularity of Brinsley as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Brinsley

  • How Popular is the name Brinsley? Brinsley is the 36,838th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Brinsley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 99 babies born with the first name Brinsley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brinsley to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brinsley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Brinsley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brinsley is Thursday, October 23rd, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Brinsley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brinsley was in 2016 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Brinsley: Your name in reverse order is Yelsnirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rbeylnis. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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