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Britt

First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
31k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Britt" mean? The list below shows the origins of Britt as well as things modernly associated with the name Britt such as celebrities named Britt.

Origin and Meaning of Britt

"Britt" is a name of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Exalted, Lofty". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun britt
Senses
  1. the young of a herring or sprat or similar fish.
    synonyms: brit.
  2. minute crustaceans, forming food for right whales.
    synonyms: brit.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Minute crustaceans forming food for right whales
  2. The young of a herring or sprat or similar fish
Wiktionary
  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Iowa
  3. An unincorporated community in Minnesota

Britt was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Faroese, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Old Irish, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Name Britt

Britt Robertson is an actress. She was most active from 2000 to present. Britt was given the name Brittany Leanna Robertson on April 18th, 1990 in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. Britt is also known as Robertson and Brittany.

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Britt Ekland is an actress and singer. She was most active from 1959 to present. Britt was given the name Britt-Marie Eklund on October 6th, 1942 in Stockholm.

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Britt Reid is a comics character.

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Britt Nicole is a musician. She has been prominent since 2004. Britt was given the name Brittany Nicole Waddell on August 2nd, 1984.

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Britt Assombalonga is a soccer player for the Nottingham Forest F.C., Watford F.C., Wealdstone F.C., Braintree Town F.C., Southend United F.C., and Peterborough United F.C. Britt was born on December 6th, 1992 in Kinshasa, Zaire. Britt is also known as Assombalonga and Britt Curtis.

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Britt McKillip is an important somebody. Her ongoing career started in 1998. Britt was born Britt McKillip on January 18th, 1991 in Vancouver. Britt is also known as Britt McKillip.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Britt

May Britt is an actress and singer. Her career lasted from 1952 to 1988. May was given the name Maybritt Wilkens on March 22nd, 1934 in Lidingö.

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Kenny Britt is a football player. Kenny was born on September 19th, 1988 in Bayonne, New Jersey.

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Edie Britt is a soap character.

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Elton Britt was a country music singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar. He was most prominent from 1942 to 1970. Elton was given the name James Elton Baker on June 27th, 1913 in Marshall, Arkansas, United States. He breathed his last breath on June 22nd, 1972.

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Justin Britt is a football player for the Seattle Seahawks. Justin was born on May 29th, 1991 in Fort Campbell.

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Edgar Britt is a noteworthy somebody. Edgar was born on October 30th, 1913. Edgar is also known as Britt and Edgar OAM.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 5 0 5
1899 6 0 6
1914 13 0 13
1915 7 0 7
1916 10 0 10
1917 6 0 6
1918 10 0 10
1920 6 0 6
1921 7 0 7
1923 10 0 10
1924 12 0 12
1926 9 0 9
1927 7 0 7
1929 9 0 9
1930 8 0 8
1931 7 0 7
1934 7 0 7
1935 9 0 9
1936 7 0 7
1937 8 0 8
1938 9 0 9
1939 6 0 6
1940 6 0 6
1941 9 0 9
1942 12 0 12
1943 24 0 24
1944 8 0 8
1945 14 0 14
1946 21 0 21
1947 16 0 16
1948 28 0 28
1949 24 0 24
1950 34 0 34
1951 37 0 37
1952 54 0 54
1953 55 8 47
1954 92 7 85
1955 72 0 72
1956 72 8 64
1957 104 0 104
1958 97 13 84
1959 134 15 119
1960 160 19 141
1961 120 21 99
1962 131 16 115
1963 136 26 110
1964 179 58 121
1965 119 44 75
1966 146 67 79
1967 171 48 123
1968 168 56 112
1969 222 122 100
1970 249 118 131
1971 243 128 115
1972 238 140 98
1973 236 142 94
1974 194 112 82
1975 180 99 81
1976 152 93 59
1977 171 101 70
1978 153 106 47
1979 183 106 77
1980 163 93 70
1981 214 132 82
1982 164 97 67
1983 148 85 63
1984 157 80 77
1985 138 71 67
1986 174 68 106
1987 121 50 71
1988 138 52 86
1989 137 58 79
1990 129 40 89
1991 103 26 77
1992 83 26 57
1993 78 19 59
1994 72 24 48
1995 66 25 41
1996 82 33 49
1997 52 16 36
1998 51 20 31
1999 66 20 46
2000 47 13 34
2001 41 10 31
2002 49 22 27
2003 41 20 21
2004 37 14 23
2005 42 9 33
2006 35 11 24
2007 30 10 20
2008 25 8 17
2009 23 11 12
2010 25 5 20
2011 33 13 20
2012 19 7 12
2013 32 11 21
2014 23 12 11
2015 20 9 11

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Popularity of Britt as a first name

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Popularity of Britt as a last name

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Common last names for Britt

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Britt U.S.
  White 73.72% 64.26%
  African American 20.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Britt

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

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Fun Facts about the name Britt

  • How Popular is the name Britt? Britt is the 2,867th most popular name of all time. As a last name Britt was the 1,115th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Britt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,500 babies born with the first name Britt in the United States. That's more than enough people named Britt to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Britt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Britt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Britt is Monday, July 3rd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Britt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Britt was in 1973 with a total of 142 babies.
  • Random Britt Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Britt is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Britt: Your name in reverse order is Ttirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Titrb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Britt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 31,474 people with the last name Britt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Britt? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Britt as their last name.

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What does the name Britt mean?

Bis for buddy, everyone is your pal.

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Iis for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Tis for tried, tried and true you.

Tis for thoughtful, the caring you.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.