First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brito

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Notable Persons Named Brito

Brito is a soccer player for the CR Vasco da Gama, Sport Club Internacional, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Clube Atlético Paranaense, Deportivo Galicia, Esporte Clube Democrata, and Ríver Atlético Clube. Brito was born on August 9th, 1939 in Rio de Janeiro.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Brito

Carlos was born in 1960 in Rio de Janeiro.


Livia Brito is an actress and model. She was most prominent from 2010 to present. Livia was given the name Livia Brito Pestana on July 21st, 1986 in Havana.


She was most active from 2007 to present. Michelle was born on January 29th, 1993 in Lisbon, Portugal.


Sthefany Brito is an actor, model (people), spokesperson, actress, and model. She has been prominent since 1994. Sthefany was given the name Sthefany Fernandes de Brito on June 19th, 1987 in São Paulo.


J.R. Writer is a hip hop music rapping and songwriter. His ongoing career started in 2003. J.R. was given the name Juan Rusty Brito on May 28th, 1984. J.R. is also known as Dominican Prince.


Waldemar de Brito was a soccer player for the São Paulo FC, Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, San Lorenzo de Almagro, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Fluminense FC, Associação Portuguesa de Desportos, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Associação Atlética Portuguesa (Santos), and Brazil national football team. Waldemar was born on May 17th, 1913 in São Paulo. He breathed his last breath on February 21st, 1979.


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Popularity of Brito as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brito U.S.
  White 10.93% 64.26%
  African American 2.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 84.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brito

People with the last name Brito are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Brito

  • How Popular is the name Brito? As a last name Brito was the 1,711th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Brito first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Brito is Monday, March 11th, 1929.
  • How unique is the name Brito? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Brito. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Brito: Your name in reverse order is Otirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Btior. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brito? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 21,007 people with the last name Brito.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brito? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Brito as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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