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Meaning and name origin

Brittany \b-ritta-ny, br(it)-tany\ as a girl's name is pronounced BRIT-nee, BRIT-a-nee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Brittany is "from Brittany or Britain". Modern coinage from the name of an ancient duchy (Bretagne) in France. Celtic Bretons emigrated from France and became the Bretons of England; later the name "Britain" came to signify the entire country. The name has also been influenced by Britt, of which it is sometimes regarded as the full form. Singer Britney Spears; actress Brittany Murphy.

Brittany has 83 variant forms: Bibi, Bret, Bretny, Brett, Bretta, Brette, Bretteny, Brettiney, Brettney, Brettnie, Bridnee, Bridney, Brit, Britani, Britany, Britanny, Briteny, Britianee, Britiney, Britiney, Britney, Britni, Britny, Britnye, Briton, Britt, Britta, Brittainny, Brittainy, Brittamy, Brittan, Brittana, Brittane, Brittanee, Brittaney, Brittani, Brittania, Brittaniee, Brittann, Brittanyne, Britte, Brittell, Britten, Brittenee, Britteney, Brittenie, Britteny, Brittiani, Brittianni, Brittiany, Brittie, Brittin, Brittina, Brittine, Brittiney, Brittini, Brittiny, Brittknee, Brittlin, Brittlynn, Brittnaye, Brittne, Brittnea, Brittnee, Brittneigh, Brittney, Brittni, Brittny, Britton, Brittoni, Brittony, Britty, Brittyne, Brityn, Brityne, Brytnea, Brytni, Bryton, Bryttani, Bryttany, Bryttine, Bryttnee and Bryttney.

For more information, see also related girl names Bethany and Normandie.

There is 1 masculine form of Brittany: Britannicus.


Brittany is a very popular first name for females (#187 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Brittany for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brittany name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Brittany and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Bethany, Britany, Britney, Britni, Britny, Brittaney, Brittani, Brittany, Brittnee, Brittney, Brittni and Brittny. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bethany, Britany, Britney, Britni, Britny, Brittaney, Brittani, Brittany, Brittnee, Brittney in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brittni, Brittny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brittany is also pronounced similarly to Brettany and Brittanya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brittany.


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