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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brix

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  • According to a user from Philippines, the name Brix is of Philippines origin and means "Brave guy with no policy on each other. One proud olivarian".
Other origins: Cyprus, English, and Italian

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From Adolf Brix, a German chemist

  1. a measure (in degrees) of the amount of dissolved solids in a liquid via its specific gravity; used especially to measure dissolved sugar in fruit juice and wine

Notable Persons Named Brix

Brix Smith-Start is a punk rock and post-punk musician, fashion retailer, and presenter. She was most prominent from 1983 to present. Brix was given the name Laura Elisse Salenger on November 12th, 1962. Brix is also known as Brix Smith and Brix Smith-Start.


Brix was born in 1612. Brix is also known as Michael and Brix. He breathed his last breath in 1627.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Brix

Bruce Bennett was an actor. He was most prominent from 1931 to 1973. Bruce was given the name Harold Herman Brix on May 19th, 1906 in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. He breathed his last breath on February 24th, 2007.


Kristian Brix is a soccer player for the Fredrikstad FK, Vålerenga Fotball, Sogndal Fotball, Sandefjord Fotball, FK Bodø/Glimt, and Norway national under-17 football team. Kristian was born on June 13th, 1990 in Oslo.


Adolf was born on February 20th, 1798. He passed away on February 14th, 1870.


Joseph was born on February 22nd, 1899 in Baden, Morbihan. He died on September 12th, 1931.


Emil was born in 1956.


Aglaja Brix is an actress. She was most active from 1998 to present. Aglaja was born Aglaja Brix on August 15th, 1990 in Hamburg.


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Popularity of Brix as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brix U.S.
  White 94.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brix

People with the last name Brix are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brix

  • How Popular is the name Brix? Brix is the 32,044th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brix was the 35,622nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brix have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 137 babies born with the first name Brix in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brix to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brix? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Brix first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brix is Thursday, August 6th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Brix born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brix was in 2016 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Brix Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brix is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Brix: Your name in reverse order is Xirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Brxi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brix? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 631 people with the last name Brix.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brix? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brix as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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