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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brison

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B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

R is for responsible, honoring your obligations

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

Notable Persons Named Brison

Brison was born Brison Dowling Gooch on March 1st, 1925 in USA. He breathed his last breath on November 25th, 2014.


Brison Manor is a football player. Brison was born on August 10th, 1952 in Bridgeton, New Jersey.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Brison

Scott Brison is a President of the Treasury Board. His career lasted from 2015 to 2000. Scott was born on May 10th, 1967 in Windsor, Nova Scotia.


Winifred Bryson was an actor and film actress. She was most prominent from 1915 to 1928. Winifred was given the name Winifred Brison on December 20th, 1892 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Winifred is also known as Brison and Winifred. She passed away on August 20th, 1987.


Jonathan Brison is a soccer player for the AS Saint-Étienne and AS Nancy. Jonathan was born on February 7th, 1983 in Soissons.



Bill was born on November 20th, 1929.


Derek Brison is a soccer player for the Aruba national football team. Derek was born on March 7th, 1986.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 9 0 9
1980 5 0 5
1981 12 0 12
1982 7 0 7
1983 6 0 6
1985 7 0 7
1986 8 0 8
1987 7 0 7
1988 8 0 8
1989 9 0 9
1990 8 0 8
1991 8 0 8
1992 11 0 11
1993 10 0 10
1994 11 0 11
1995 20 0 20
1996 22 0 22
1997 18 0 18
1998 23 0 23
1999 24 0 24
2000 32 0 32
2001 34 0 34
2002 24 0 24
2003 36 0 36
2004 31 0 31
2005 32 0 32
2006 44 0 44
2007 39 0 39
2008 40 0 40
2009 49 0 49
2010 59 0 59
2011 44 0 44
2012 72 0 72
2013 46 0 46
2014 55 0 55
2015 54 0 54
2016 45 0 45
2017 40 0 40
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Brison

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Brison as a first name

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Popularity of Brison as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brison U.S.
  White 58.19% 64.26%
  African American 34.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brison

People with the last name Brison are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Brison

  • How Popular is the name Brison? Brison is the 10,510th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brison was the 20,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brison have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,009 babies born with the first name Brison in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brison to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brison? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Brison first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brison is Thursday, August 18th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Brison born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brison was in 2012 with a total of 72 babies.
  • Random Brison Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brison is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Brison: Your name in reverse order is Nosirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sronbi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brison? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,325 people with the last name Brison.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brison? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brison as their last name since less than 1 person in 222k 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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