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Meaning and name origin

Bree \b-ree\ as a girl's 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 2 variant forms: Breehan and Brighe.

For more information, see also related girl names Brie and Breanna.


Popularity

Bree is a very popular first name for females (#2099 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#52688 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bree for girls (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 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 the girl name Bree and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Breanna, Bree, Brianna, Bridget and Sabrina. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Breanna, Bree, Brianna, Bridget, Sabrina in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Bree is also pronounced similarly to Brea, Breah, Breea, Brei, Bri, Bria and Brya. Other suggested similar baby names are Bee, Berree, Breen, Bren, Bret and Cree. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bree.

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