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What does Brea mean?

Brea Pronunciation of Brea as a girls' name has the meaning "high, noble, exalted". Brea is a version of Breanna (English, Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): form of Brianna.


ASSOCIATED WITH high (great), noble, exalted


VARIANTS Breigh, Brei, Breea, Bree, Breah

RELATED FORMS VIA BREANNA Breana, Breanda, Breann, Breanne, Breauna, Breawna, Breean, Breeana, Breeann, Breiana, Breiann, Breila, Breina, Breona, Breonda, Breonna



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How popular is Brea?

Brea is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#21565 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Brea was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #771 in the U.S. in 1993, but is not found in the list currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Breanna (#1044 A YEAR AGO), Bree (#1624), Breana, Breann, Breanne, Breauna, Breeana, Breeann, Breona and Breonna are the popular related forms of Brea ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Brea was widespread in 1996 (USAGE OF 0.4%) and is now significantly reduced (USAGE 0.02%, 94%), with versions like Breana going out of style.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Breauna, Bree, Breeana, Breeann, Breona, Breonna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brea is alike in pronunciation to Bri, Bria, Brie and Brya. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ardea, Arlea, Aurea, Baba, Bama, Bara, Barra, Barta, Bea, Beau, Beba, Beda, Beea, Bel, Bena, Bep, Bera, Berna, Bet, Beta, Bina, Birta, Bora, Borka, Brana, Breck, Breda, Breeda, Breen, Breena, Bren, Brenn, Brenna, Bret, Brett, Bretta, Briar, Brid, Brier, Brieta, Brisa, Brit, Brita, Briza, Bruna, Bryar, Bryn, Bryna, Buena, Buna, Byla, Byna, Cerea, Clea, Dea, Dorea, Drea, Gaea, Klea, Larea, Lea, Mea, Nea, Orfea, Rea, Rhea, Shea, Tea, Thea, Trea and Zea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brea.

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