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Gender: Male Origin of Britain: Place-name

Britain Origin and Meaning

The name Britain is a boy's name .

The popularity of all forms of Brittany for girls knocks this somewhat out of consideration, but not completely.

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AldabellaxWulfe Says:

2017-04-06T15:55:57

Well, in my opinion, what makes it more legitimate is the fact that Britannicus is an actual name - albeit a very rare one, as opposed to Britain which has only ever really been used (to my knowledge) as a label for England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland collectively. Britannicus is actually linked to Britain as, while it's not a place name in and of itself, it was given to emperor Claudius' son after his conquest of Britain.

eveyalecia Says:

2017-04-06T01:17:40

What makes Britannicus "more legitimate"? Britannicus isn't even a place name, or as far as I can tell even related to the name Britain.

RoddyThlayli Says:

2016-09-04T18:03:05

I would expect the popularity of Brittany to make this name more usable, not less.

AldabellaxWulfe Says:

2015-04-27T12:02:23

As far as place names go, it's OK, but I would much prefer the more legitimate Britannicus.