What does Bree mean?
Bree \b-ree\ 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".
Bree has 38 more related variations 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.
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Bree for girls. Bree was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #870 in the U.S. in 2010, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Bree and related names. Breanna (#624 a year ago), Breanne, Bria (#521), Brianna (#85), Bridget (#536), Bridie, Bryn (#965) and Sabrina (#332) are the prominent related forms of Bree. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity in the year 1993 (usage of 0.5442%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.3263%, down 40%), with the versions Breanna, Breanne, Bridget and Bryn becoming less in vogue. Bria (#521), Brianna (#85) and Sabrina (#332) are three of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Bree is pronounced similarly to Brea▼, Breah, Breea, Brei and Brya. Other suggested similar baby names are Bee, Berree, Breen, Bren, Bret and Cree. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bree.