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Britt /britt/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Britt) is pronounced brit. It is of Swedish origin, and the meaning of Britt is "exalted one". Contracted form of Birgit, the Swedish form of the Gaelic name Bridget. Made famous in the English-speaking world by the Swedish actress Britt Ekland.


Britt has 3 variants: Brit, Brita and Britta.

Affiliated girl names: Brittany and Brett.

Britt has 49 more related forms via Birgit, Bridget: Beret, Berett, Berget, Bergett, Birget, Birgett, Birgit, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birgitte, Birkita, Birkitta, Birkitte, Birte, Bitta, Breda, Bride, Bridee, Bridey, Bridgett, Bridgit, Bridgot, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Brietta, Briget, Brigett, Brigette, Bright, Brigid, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brijet, Brijit, Brijitte, Brites, Britte, Brydjitt, Bryget, Brygit, Brygitte, Bryjet, Bryjit, Byrget and Byrgitt.

Kreatif forms: Bibritt, Brittbi, Brittyn. [more]

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Britt is a very prominent first name for women (#2109 out of 4276, Top 49%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1059 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Britt and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Britt (not ranked) are Brittany (#456 last year), Bridget (#536), Brigitte, Bridie, Bridgett and Brigette. Usage of these relations of Britt was at its highest about 3 decades ago (median #616) and is somewhat less today (#832, down 56%). Bridget is the longstanding favorite, though Brittany is currently the preferred form, while versions like Bridget have lost favor. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bridget, Bridgett, Bridie, Brigette, Brigitte, Brittany in U.S.

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

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Britt is pronounced similarly to Bret, Brette, Briet and Briette. Other suggested similar baby names are Berit, Bett, Bit, Bretta, Bri, Bria, Briar, Brid, Brie, Brier, Brieta, Brily, Brina, Brinn, Briny, Brisa, Britni, Britny, Briton, Brittan, Britten, Brittie, Brittin, Brittne, Brittni, Brittny, Britton, Britty, Brityn, Briza, Doritt and Taitt. These names tend to be less frequently used than Britt.