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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".


Variations

Bree has 2 variants: Breehan and Brighe.

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

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.


Popularity

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)

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 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)

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

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


Similar Names

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.

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