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What does Bree mean?

Bree /bree/ as a girls' name is pronounced bree. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic name Bríghe, a variant of Brighid (see Bridget). Also possibly (Latin) "from the boundary line". May also be used as a short form of Brianna and Sabrina. Jane Fonda played a call girl character named Bree in the 1971 movie "Klute".

Associated with: irish

Variations

Bree has 2 variants: Breehan and Brighe.

Affiliated girl names: Brie and Breanna.

Bree has 38 more relations via Brianna, Bridget, Sabrina: Beret, Berett, Berget, Birget, Birte, Brana, Breanne, Breda, Breeann, Breena, Bri, Bria, Briane, Bride, Bridee, Bridey, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Brie, Brienne, Brieon, Briget, Brijet, Brina, Briney, Brinn, Briny, Brita, Brites, Britt, Britte, Brydie, Bryget, Bryjet, Bryn, Bryna and Brynne.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Baree, Biee, ..

(male) Brar, Brop, ..

How popular is Bree?

Bree is a very prominent first name for females (#2099 out of 4276, Top 49%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#33248 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name statistics of Bree for girls. Bree was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #870 in the U.S. in 2010, and is at #1074 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bree name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bree outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Bree and related names. Breanna (#624 a year ago), Breanne, Breeann, Bria (#521), Brianna (#85), Bridget (#536), Brie, Brienne, Britt, Bryn (#965), Brynne and Sabrina (#332) are the prominent related forms of Bree (#1074 a year ago). These relations of Bree reached the peak of their popularity in the year 1997 (usage of 1.85%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.41%, down 78%), with versions like Bria becoming less in vogue. Bryn is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bree, Breanna, Breanne, Breeann, Bria in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brianna, Bridget, Brie, Brienne, Britt in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bryn, Brynne, Sabrina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Breanna, Brianna, Sabrina outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE BREE

Bree is pronounced similarly to Brea, Breah, Breea, Brei, Breigh and Brya. Other suggested similar names are Abree, Amee, Arlee, Babe, Banee, Bea, Bebe, Bee, Beea, Bel, Bep, Bernee, Berree (see Berry), Berte, Bet, Bev, Bilee, Bradee, Breck, Breean, Breeda, Breen, Breezy, Bren, Brenee, Brenie, Brenn, Brenne, Bret, Brett, Brette, Brid, Brier, Briet, Brit, Bryce, Brylee, Caree, Cee, Coree, Cree, Dee, Doree, Edee, Fee, Ivee, Jeree, Karee, Keree, Koree, Laree, Lee, Loree, Maree, Myree, Nyree, Orlee, Ree, Taree, Teree, Tyree and Zoee. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bree.


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