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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".


Variations

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, Top 49%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#52688 out of 88799, Top 59%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bree for girls (2014 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. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Brianna (#85), Sabrina (#332), Bridget (#536), Breanna (#624) and Bree. (2014 statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brianna, Sabrina, Bridget, Breanna, Bree 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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