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Brittany

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English name of the French region Bretagne, meaning 'from Briton'

Brittany Origin and Meaning

The name Brittany is a girl's name of French, English, Celtic origin.
Brittany first arrived on the US popularity list in 1971, and rapidly zoomed up the charts, in the Top 100 a decade later. By 1986 it had entered the Top 10, becoming the third most popular girls’ name in the country by 1989. After such immense popularity, there has been a steep decline, but it remains a name evocative of one of the most beautiful and culturally interesting areas of France -- and much preferable to the contracted Britney. Brittany evolved as a modern coinage from the ancient French duchy Bretagne. Celtic Bretons emigrated from France to become the Bretons of English; later the name Britain came to signify the country.
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# 845 in the US

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Famous People Named Brittany

  • Brittany Murphy (born Brittany Anne Bertolotti)American actress
  • Brittany Anne SnowAmerican actress
  • Brittany Leanna "Britt" RobertsonAmerican actress
  • Brittany Nicole Carpentero aka DiamondAmerican rapper
  • Brittany Ann DanielAmerican actress; twin sister Cynthia Daniel
  • Brittany PollackAmerican ballerina
  • Brittany Grace LincicomeAmerican golfer
  • Brittany Ashton HolmesAmerican actress
  • Brittany Joyce ElmslieAustralian Olympic swimmer
  • Brittany BellMiss Guam Universe 2014
  • Brittany Elizabeth Hogan MayerMiss California USA 2014, runner,up Miss USA
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  • Brittany Lee HenselAmerican conjoined twin and reality TV personality; twin sister Abigail "Abby" Hensel
  • Brittany Amanda BaxterCanadian soccer player
  • Brittany ByrnesAustralian actress
  • Brittany Elizabeth CurranAmerican actress
  • Brittany Renee FinamoreAmerican actress
  • (Morgan) Brittany McConnellAmerican actress, twin sister (Megan) Brianna McConnell
  • Brittany Alexandra TipladyCanadian actress
  • Brittany UnderwoodAmerican actress
  • Brittany FlickingerAmerican reality TV personality of "Paris Hilton's My New BFF"
  • Brittany Hargestsinger of American Christian group Jump5
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  • Brittany BrobenAustralian Olympic diver
  • Brittany Elizabeth JacksonAmerican basketball player
  • Brittany "Bre" ScullarkAmerican model
  • Brittany "McKey" SullivanAmerican model
  • Brittany "Izzy" (Johnston) Juddviolinist & wife of McFly member Harry Judd
  • Brittany PetrosActress, producer, casting director
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Brittany in Pop Culture

  • Brittany Susan Piercecharacter on TV's "Glee"
  • Brittany Marsinocharacter on American soap "The Young and the Restless"
  • Brittany Millerchipmunk lead singer of The Chipettes
  • Brittany Westoncharacter on TV's "Thirtysomething"
  • Brittany Margueritecharacter on YouTube show "Most Popular Girls in School"
  • Brittany Mathewscharacter on YouTube show "Most Popular Girls in School"
  • Brittany Doblercharacter on TV's "The Red Band Society"
  • Brittany Ellismain character of Simone Elkeles's "Perfect Chemistry"
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  • Brittany Biskitcharacter in the 2012 "Littlest Pet Shop" animated series
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