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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Britton

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A town in Ontario, Canada.
  3. A village in Michigan, US.
  4. A city in South Dakota, US.

Britton was also found in the following language(s): Translingual

Notable Persons Named Britton

His ongoing career started in 2010. Britton was born on March 20th, 1985 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Britton Chance was a scientist in the fields of biophysics and biochemistry. Britton was born on July 24th, 1913. He breathed his last breath on November 16th, 2010.

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Britton Johnsen is a basketball player for the Fayetteville Patriots, Orlando Magic, Lucentum Alicante, Panellinios, Pau-Orthez, Indiana Pacers, Idaho Stampede, Bakersfield Jam, and Delaware 87ers. His career lasted from 2003 to 2011. Britton was born on July 8th, 1979 in Salt Lake City.

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Britton Bath Osler was a lawyer. Britton was born on June 19th, 1839 in Bond Head, Upper Canada. He breathed his last breath on February 5th, 1901.

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Britton Rice is an alternative rock, dream pop, shoegazing, alternative country, folk music, electronic music, and pop rock musician. He plays Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Piano, Keyboard instrument, Violin, and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Britton was given the name Britton James Massoth Rice on February 12th, 1981.

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Britton Mandilimana is an athlete for the US Sainte-Marienne.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Britton

Connie Britton is an actress, singer, and producer. She was most prominent from 1995 to present. Connie was given the name Constance Elaine Womack on March 6th, 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Nan Britton was a secretary. Nan was born on November 9th, 1896 in Marion, Ohio, U.S. She passed away on March 21st, 1991.

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Leon Britton is a soccer player for the Swansea City A.F.C., Arsenal F.C., West Ham United F.C., Sheffield United F.C., and England national under-16 football team. Leon was born on September 16th, 1982 in Merton, England.

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Fern Britton is a television presenter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Fern was given the name Fern Margaret Price Britton by her parent Tony Britton on July 17th, 1957 in Ealing.

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His most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to present. Tony was given the name Anthony Edward Lowry Britton on June 9th, 1924 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, UK.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1896 6 0 6
1914 11 0 11
1915 6 0 6
1916 11 0 11
1917 8 0 8
1918 10 0 10
1919 8 0 8
1920 13 0 13
1921 10 0 10
1922 10 0 10
1923 8 0 8
1924 8 0 8
1926 5 0 5
1927 10 0 10
1928 8 0 8
1929 9 0 9
1930 11 0 11
1931 10 0 10
1932 8 0 8
1933 9 0 9
1934 9 0 9
1935 5 0 5
1936 7 0 7
1937 9 0 9
1938 7 0 7
1939 10 0 10
1940 9 0 9
1941 6 0 6
1942 17 0 17
1943 11 0 11
1944 14 0 14
1945 6 0 6
1946 8 0 8
1947 19 0 19
1948 7 0 7
1949 12 0 12
1950 5 0 5
1951 13 0 13
1952 11 0 11
1953 16 0 16
1954 8 0 8
1955 18 0 18
1956 13 0 13
1957 20 0 20
1958 26 0 26
1959 16 0 16
1960 24 0 24
1961 23 0 23
1962 16 0 16
1963 29 0 29
1964 27 6 21
1965 31 0 31
1966 35 0 35
1967 38 0 38
1968 51 9 42
1969 69 15 54
1970 75 12 63
1971 71 12 59
1972 69 18 51
1973 63 13 50
1974 68 17 51
1975 65 18 47
1976 72 18 54
1977 79 21 58
1978 86 24 62
1979 86 19 67
1980 110 24 86
1981 124 29 95
1982 131 34 97
1983 120 27 93
1984 134 27 107
1985 150 33 117
1986 132 24 108
1987 167 31 136
1988 142 24 118
1989 161 30 131
1990 146 25 121
1991 151 18 133
1992 153 24 129
1993 134 22 112
1994 134 16 118
1995 149 27 122
1996 140 26 114
1997 144 30 114
1998 156 26 130
1999 153 37 116
2000 156 27 129
2001 151 30 121
2002 137 30 107
2003 161 39 122
2004 152 40 112
2005 168 40 128
2006 183 32 151
2007 169 28 141
2008 167 42 125
2009 158 26 132
2010 193 51 142
2011 216 103 113
2012 203 88 115
2013 177 78 99
2014 203 99 104
2015 184 78 106
2016 166 61 105
2017 134 42 92

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Popularity of Britton as a first name

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Popularity of Britton as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Britton U.S.
  White 73.97% 64.26%
  African American 19.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.79% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Britton

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

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Fun Facts about the name Britton

  • How Popular is the name Britton? Britton is the 2,974th most popular name of all time. As a last name Britton was the 1,217th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Britton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,467 babies born with the first name Britton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Britton 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 Britton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Britton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Britton is Saturday, May 7th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Britton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Britton was in 2006 with a total of 151 babies.
  • Random Britton Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Britton is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Britton: Your name in reverse order is Nottirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tbnotri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Britton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 29,040 people with the last name Britton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Britton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Britton as their last name.

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