girl name Brittany
 

Baby Girl Names - Brittany


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The name Brittany is of English origin, and is derived from the name of a region in northwestern France.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Brittany has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Brittany
Use of the Name Brittany for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
347,751 347,751 344,354 72,431 12,905 2,905 1,335
The table below indicates the number of times the name Brittany has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Brittany first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1971, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Brittany
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1971903145  
1972712201  
1973684218  
1974632244  
1975528331  
1976508351  
1977419488  
1978345628  
1979300791  
19801911,404  
19811651,716  
1982943,099  
1983644,370  
1984417,658  
19851715,424  
1986820,299  
1987722,211  
1988626,777962100
1989337,783679216
1990336,521996112
1991329,093  
1992424,970  
1993621,717  
1994718,881  
1995816,466  
19961413,784  
19972011,515  
1998259,835  
1999357,926  
2000615,166  
20011152,915  
20021711,919  
20032101,570  
20042401,335  
Totals:  347,751 428

During the last 125 years, parents have used Brittany as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Brittany appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 34 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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Girl Name Brittany