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 Brya

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  • According to a user from Tennessee, United States, the name Brya is of Unknown origin and means ""Loving"".

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  1. Genus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region; source of a durable hardwood

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Popularity of Brya as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brya U.S.
  White 89.86% 64.26%
  African American 3.62% 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 6.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brya

People with the last name Brya are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brya

  • How Popular is the name Brya? Brya is the 21,486th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brya was the 124,548th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 306 babies born with the first name Brya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brya 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 Brya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Brya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brya is Tuesday, January 1st, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Brya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brya was in 1993 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Brya Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brya is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Brya: Your name in reverse order is Ayrb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ybar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brya? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 138 people with the last name Brya.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brya? Brya is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).