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 Brye

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Alt. Meaning

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brye

Steve Brye is an athlete. Steve was born on February 4th, 1949 in Alameda, California.


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Popularity of Brye as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brye U.S.
  White 41.90% 64.26%
  African American 51.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brye

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

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Fun Facts about the name Brye

  • How Popular is the name Brye? Brye is the 51,427th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brye was the 43,651st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 38 babies born with the first name Brye in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Brye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brye is Saturday, September 23rd, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Brye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brye was in 1989 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Brye: Your name in reverse order is Eyrb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Beyr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 494 people with the last name Brye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brye? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brye as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
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