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Girl Name: Brittany

Name: Brittany
Pronunciation: \b-ritta-ny, br(it)-tany\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: from Brittany or Great Britain
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Bethany, Normandie
Sounds Like: Brettany, Brittanya
Variant forms: Bibi, Bret, Bretny, Brett, Bretta, Brette, Bretteny, Brettiney, Brettney, Brettnie, Bridnee, Bridney, Brit, Britani, Britany, Britanny, Briteny, Britianee, Britiney, Britiney, Britney, Britni, Britny, Britnye, Briton, Britt, Britta, Brittainny, Brittainy, Brittamy, Brittan, Brittana, Brittane, Brittanee, Brittaney, Brittani, Brittania, Brittaniee, Brittann, Brittanyne, Britte, Brittell, Britten, Brittenee, Britteney, Brittenie, Britteny, Brittiani, Brittianni, Brittiany, Brittie, Brittin, Brittina, Brittine, Brittiney, Brittini, Brittiny, Brittknee, Brittlin, Brittlynn, Brittnaye, Brittne, Brittnea, Brittnee, Brittneigh, Brittney, Brittni, Brittny, Britton, Brittoni, Brittony, Britty, Brittyne, Brityn, Brityne, Brytnea, Brytni, Bryton, Bryttani, Bryttany, Bryttine, Bryttnee, Bryttney
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 187

Description

Brittany \b-ritta-ny, br(it)-tany\ as a girl's name is pronounced BRIT-'n-ee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Brittany is "from Brittany or Great Britain". Modern coinage. From the name of an ancient duchy (Bretagne) in France. Celtic Bretons emigrated from France and became the Bretons of England; later the name "Britain" came to signify the entire country. The name has also been influenced by Britt, of which it is sometimes regarded as the full form. Singer Britney Spears; actresss Brittany Murphy.

Brittany has 83 variant forms: Bibi, Bret, Bretny, Brett, Bretta, Brette, Bretteny, Brettiney, Brettney, Brettnie, Bridnee, Bridney, Brit, Britani, Britany, Britanny, Briteny, Britianee, Britiney, Britiney, Britney, Britni, Britny, Britnye, Briton, Britt, Britta, Brittainny, Brittainy, Brittamy, Brittan, Brittana, Brittane, Brittanee, Brittaney, Brittani, Brittania, Brittaniee, Brittann, Brittanyne, Britte, Brittell, Britten, Brittenee, Britteney, Brittenie, Britteny, Brittiani, Brittianni, Brittiany, Brittie, Brittin, Brittina, Brittine, Brittiney, Brittini, Brittiny, Brittknee, Brittlin, Brittlynn, Brittnaye, Brittne, Brittnea, Brittnee, Brittneigh, Brittney, Brittni, Brittny, Britton, Brittoni, Brittony, Britty, Brittyne, Brityn, Brityne, Brytnea, Brytni, Bryton, Bryttani, Bryttany, Bryttine, Bryttnee and Bryttney.

For more information, see also related names Bethany and Normandie.

Baby names that sound like Brittany are Brettany and Brittanya.

View a list of the 8 names that reference Brittany.

Popularity

Brittany is a very popular first name for women (#187 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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