Britney

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35k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
104
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Britney mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Britney

"Britney" is a name of English origin, and it means "From Great Britain". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a variant of Brittany.

Notable Persons Named Britney

She holds the title You Got It All" and Freakshow". She was most prominent from 1992 to present. Britney was given the name Britney Jean Spears by her parent Lynne Spears on December 2nd, 1981 in McComb, Mississippi, U.S.

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BiBi was given the name Britney Maclin on July 23rd, 1991 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Britney was born on November 10th, 1986 in Banning, California, U.S.

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Britney was born on May 5th, 1996 in Denver.

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Britney was born on August 23rd, 1989 in Trinidad.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 13 13 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 24 24 0
1973 33 33 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 37 37 0
1976 63 63 0
1977 80 80 0
1978 79 79 0
1979 139 132 7
1980 184 184 0
1981 217 217 0
1982 277 277 0
1983 357 357 0
1984 473 465 8
1985 944 938 6
1986 1,412 1,404 8
1987 1,593 1,585 8
1988 2,094 2,083 11
1989 2,519 2,495 24
1990 2,299 2,293 6
1991 1,784 1,784 0
1992 1,566 1,566 0
1993 1,177 1,177 0
1994 1,067 1,067 0
1995 792 792 0
1996 699 699 0
1997 621 621 0
1998 571 571 0
1999 1,495 1,495 0
2000 2,403 2,403 0
2001 1,644 1,639 5
2002 1,345 1,345 0
2003 967 967 0
2004 911 911 0
2005 717 717 0
2006 668 668 0
2007 531 531 0
2008 441 441 0
2009 386 386 0
2010 289 289 0
2011 287 287 0
2012 292 292 0
2013 313 313 0
2014 214 214 0
2015 190 190 0
2016 160 160 0
2017 137 137 0

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Popularity of Britney as a first name

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Popularity of Britney as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Britney U.S.
  White 73.08% 64.26%
  African American 21.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Britney

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

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Fun Facts about the name Britney

  • How Popular is the name Britney? Britney is the 1,272nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Britney was the 156,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Britney have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34,571 babies born with the first name Britney in the United States. That's more than enough people named Britney to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Britney? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Britney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Britney is Saturday, January 27th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Britney born? The highest recorded use of the first name Britney was in 1989 with a total of 2,495 babies. That's a lot of babies named Britney!
  • Random Britney Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Britney ranks 65th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 72 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Britney: Your name in reverse order is Yentirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ryentib. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Britney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104 people with the last name Britney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Britney? Britney is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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