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What does Brei mean?

Brei Pronunciation of Brei [brei] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Brei is "high, noble, exalted". Brei is a version of Breanna (English, Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): version spelling of Brianna.

Associated with: high (great), noble, exalted.


Brei has 5 variants: Brea, Breah, Bree, Breea and Breigh.

8 more alternative forms via Breanna: Breana, Breann, Breean, Breiana, Breiann, Breila, Breina and Breona.

Creative forms:
(female) Barei, Bry, ..

(male) Breia, Brer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brei Keyla (B.K.), ..

How popular is Brei?

Brei is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#60230 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Brei (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 are Breanna (#669 via latest list), Bree (#1143), Brea (#1824), Breona, Breann and Breana. These forms of Brei were favored as baby names in the year 1996 (usage of 0.33%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.03%, 90% less). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brea, Breana, Breann, Breanna, Bree, Breona in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brei is alike in pronunciation to Bri, Bria, Brie and Brya. Other suggested similar names are Bali, Barbi, Bari, Barri, Bea, Bee, Beea, Beki, Bel, Bep, Beret, Berni, Berri, Berti, Bet, Bev, Bibi, Bobi, Bradi, Brani, Breck, Breda, Breen, Bren, Brenie, Brenn, Bret, Brett, Brid, Bridi, Brier, Briet, Brit, Bryn, Fei, Mei and Rei. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brei.

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