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pinWhat does Brittany mean?

Brittany /brit-tany/ as a girls' 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 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 variants: Bibi, Bret, Bretny, Brett, Bretta, Brette, Bretteny, Brettiney, Brettney, Brettnie, Bridnee, Bridney, Brit, Britani, Britanny, Britany, 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.

Affiliated girl names: Bethany and Normandie.

Brittany has 1 more different relation via Britt: Brita.

Brittany has 1 masculine form: Britannicus.

Kreatif forms: Bertany, Breetany, Brutany. [more]

pinHow popular is Brittany?

Brittany is a very popular first name for women (#187 out of 4276, Top 4%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#109915 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Brittany for girls. Brittany was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #3 in the U.S. in the year 1991, and is currently at #456. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Brittany and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Brittany (#456 2 years ago) are Bethany (#393 2 years ago), Brittnee, Brittni, Brittny, Brittney, Brittaney, Britany, Britney, Britni, Britny and Brittani. Adoption of these forms of Brittany was widespread among parents in the year 1990 (average #390) and is now significantly reduced (#904, 84.3%), with forms like Britney, Britni, Brittani, Britany and Brittaney falling out of style. Bethany has been the top favorite, though Brittany has become trendy as well. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brittany, Bethany, Britany, Britney, Britni in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Britny, Brittaney, Brittani, Brittnee, Brittney in U.S.

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

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

pinSimilar Names

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