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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brion

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for immense, are your great qualities

O is for objective, always impartial

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons Named Brion

Brion James was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1974 to 1999. Brion was given the name Brion Howard James on February 20th, 1945 in Redlands, California, U.S. He passed away on August 7th, 1999.

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Brion Gysin was a painter, writer, poet, and painting. Brion was given the name John Clifford Brian Gysin on January 19th, 1916 in Taplow, England. He died on July 13th, 1986.

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Brion Markov is a comics character.

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Brion Rush is a basketball player for the Aurora Basket Jesi, Chorale Roanne Basket, Strasbourg IG, B.C. Zenit Saint Petersburg, BC Krasnye Krylia, Élan Chalon, BC Astana, Ratiopharm Ulm, and KK Sutjeska. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Brion was born on November 15th, 1984 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Brion was born in 1976.

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Brion Baker is a soccer player for the Morvant Caledonia United and Guyana national football team. Brion was born on August 19th, 1988 in Guyana.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Brion

Jon Brion is a rock, pop, hip-hop, and hip hop music musician. He plays Piano, Keyboard instrument, Guitar, Bass guitar, Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Trombone, Cello, Vibraphone, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1982. Jon was born on December 11th, 1963 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States.

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Friederike was born on April 19th, 1752 in Niederrœdern. Friederike is also known as Brion and Frédérique. She left this life on April 3rd, 1813.

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Françoise Brion is an actress. She has been prominent since 1957. Françoise was born on January 29th, 1933 in Paris, France.

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Arturo D. Brion is a Mambabatas Pambansa (Assemblyman) from Laguna, 161st Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, 11th Philippine Secretary of Labor, Employment, and Mambabatas Pambansa (Assemblyman)fromLaguna. Arturo was born on December 29th, 1946 in Manila.

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Luis Brión is a military person.

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Gustave was born in 1824 in Rothau. He died in 1877.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 7 0 7
1946 15 0 15
1947 10 0 10
1948 5 0 5
1949 6 0 6
1950 30 0 30
1951 40 0 40
1952 23 0 23
1953 43 0 43
1954 41 0 41
1955 54 0 54
1956 64 0 64
1957 88 0 88
1958 71 0 71
1959 69 0 69
1960 43 0 43
1961 44 0 44
1962 47 0 47
1963 36 0 36
1964 35 0 35
1965 37 0 37
1966 28 0 28
1967 22 0 22
1968 32 0 32
1969 71 0 71
1970 68 0 68
1971 60 0 60
1972 59 0 59
1973 70 0 70
1974 57 0 57
1975 69 0 69
1976 58 0 58
1977 54 0 54
1978 60 0 60
1979 57 0 57
1980 38 0 38
1981 33 0 33
1982 32 0 32
1983 32 0 32
1984 50 0 50
1985 30 0 30
1986 37 0 37
1987 29 0 29
1988 36 0 36
1989 49 6 43
1990 47 0 47
1991 63 8 55
1992 53 13 40
1993 51 8 43
1994 61 14 47
1995 41 0 41
1996 44 7 37
1997 38 5 33
1998 47 5 42
1999 31 0 31
2000 31 0 31
2001 23 0 23
2002 34 8 26
2003 24 5 19
2004 22 0 22
2005 18 0 18
2006 19 0 19
2007 13 0 13
2008 18 0 18
2009 24 0 24
2010 21 5 16
2011 13 0 13
2012 18 0 18
2013 21 0 21
2014 18 0 18
2015 21 0 21
2016 14 0 14
2017 16 0 16

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brion U.S.
  White 66.26% 64.26%
  African American 2.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 19.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brion

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

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Fun Facts about the name Brion

  • How Popular is the name Brion? Brion is the 5,478th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brion was the 23,634th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brion have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,783 babies born with the first name Brion in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brion to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brion? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Brion first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brion is Wednesday, January 1st, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Brion born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brion was in 1957 with a total of 88 babies.
  • Random Brion Factoid: According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brion is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 12 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1956.
  • Weird things about the name Brion: Your name in reverse order is Noirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inrob. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brion? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,073 people with the last name Brion.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brion? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brion as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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