Brittany

Brittany - A very unique female name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brittany appeared on the charts for the first time in 1968 on position #2402. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brittany and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brittany? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Brittany. The baby girl name Brittany was given to 741 baby girls in 2012, ranking #397 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,907 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brittany peaked in popularity 30 years ago in 1989 on position 3.



Famous with this name

Brittany Murphy
Brittany Curran
Brittany Snow


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Rating: 3/5 (7 people)


Brittany is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brittany is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #218 - and is the least popular in Washington at position #955.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Brittany is where you live.


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Brittany origin and meaning

Brittany is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Brittany, pop culture references for the name Brittany and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Brittany

We've found the following names that sound similar to Brittany, sorted by popularity.

Brittney / Britney / Brittani / Brittni / Britany / Brittanie / Britni / Brittny / Brittaney / Brittnee /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012397
2011421
2010426
2009455
2008411
2007354
2006319
2005277
2004240
2003209
2002170
2001115
200061
199935
199825
199720
199614
19958
19947
19936
19924
19913
19903
19893
19886
19877
19868
198517
198441
198364
198294
1981165
1980191
1979299
1978345
1977417
1976508
1975536
1974629
1973703
1972702
1971983
19701450
19691932
19682402

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia218
Maryland233
New Jersey246
Arkansas246
South Carolina294
Tennessee299
California306
Virginia335
Nebraska340
Indiana342
North Carolina345
Texas351
Oregon355
Georgia359
Nevada373
Connecticut377
Michigan385
Illinois391
Alabama400
Idaho417
New York431
Florida442
Kentucky454
Colorado482
Mississippi487
Missouri505
Wisconsin518
Pennsylvania562
Kansas564
Louisiana584
Utah679
Arizona708
Minnesota798
Ohio855
Washington955

Even more about Brittany


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Brittany a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Brittany?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1989
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Brittany
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,907
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1968
2012 births +741

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