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What does Britta mean?

Britta Pronunciation of Britta [brit-ta] as a girls' name is of Norwegian, Gaelic, Swedish and Latin origin, and Britta means "exalted one; from Brittany or Britain". Britta is an alternate spelling of Birgit (Norwegian): version of Bridget. Britta is also a form of Britt (Swedish). Britta is also used as a variant of Brittany (Latin).

Associated with: gaelic, exalted, britain (england).


Britta has 5 variants: Bretta, Brietta, Brita, Brittie and Britty.

88 more alternative forms via Birgit, Bridget, Britt, Brittany: Berett, Birgetta, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birgitte, Birkita, Birkitta, Birkitte, Birte, Bitta, Breda, Bret, Bretny, Brett, Brette, Bride, Bridee, Bridey, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Briget, Brigett, Brigette, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brijet, Brijit, Brijitte, Brit, Britani, Britany, Briteny, Brites, Britney, Britni, Britny, Britnye, Briton, Brittainy, Brittamy, Brittan, Brittana, Brittane, Brittanee, Brittaney, Brittani, Brittania, Brittann, Britte, Brittell, Britten, Britteny, Brittiani, Brittiany, Brittin, Brittina, Brittine, Brittini, Brittiny, Brittlin, Brittnaye, Brittne, Brittnea, Brittnee, Brittney, Brittni, Brittny, Britton, Brittoni, Brittony, Brittyne, Brityn, Brityne, Brydgitta, Brygitte, Brytnea, Brytni, Bryton, Bryttani, Bryttany and Byrgitt.

Creative forms:
(female) Brite, Britna, ..

(male) Britna, Britre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Britta Louisa (B.L.), ..

How popular is Britta?

Britta is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3090 out of 4276, Top 72%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Britta was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #1146 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Britta name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Brett, Bridget (#537 in 2015), Brigette, Brigid, Brigitte (#1632), Britani, Britany, Britney (#1268), Britni, Britny, Britt, Brittanee, Brittaney, Brittani, Brittany (#460), Britteny, Brittiany, Brittie, Brittini, Brittnee, Brittney (#1853), Brittni, Brittny and Britton are the popular alternative forms of Britta appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Brygitte, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Britta reached its peak in 1990 (usage of 3.11%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.08%, down 97%), with forms like Brittni becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Britta, Brett, Bridget, Brigette, Brigid in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brigitte, Britani, Britany, Britney, Britni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Britny, Britt, Brittanee, Brittaney, Brittani in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brittany, Britteny, Brittiany, Brittie, Brittini in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brittnee, Brittney, Brittni, Brittny, Britton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Britta is alike in pronunciation to Brieta. Other recommended names are Aretta, Arista, Barta, Bartha, Berit, Berrta, Berta, Bertha, Betta, Birta, Birtha, Bitya, Breeda, Bria, Briana, Brid, Briet, Briette, Brina, Brinda, Brinna, Briona, Brisa, Brisha, Brisia, Brissa, Briza, Caritta, Crista, Editta, Elitta, Gitta, Gretta, Irita, Krista, Oretta, Ritta and Trista. These names tend to be less frequently used than Britta.

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