Brittany Name Meaning & Origin

Brittany

Pronunciation: BRIT-ə-nee, BRIT-nee (key)

Origin of the name Brittany:

Derived from the name of the peninsula and the former province of northwestern France: hence, "from Brittany, a Breton." Var: Brittainy. Short: Britt.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Brittany

Britt, Brit, Bree, Britty, Britters.

Meanings and history of the name Brittany

Meanings of the name "Brittany".

Celtic:
From Britain.

American:
From Britain.

In English: Originally the ancient duchy of Bretagne in France. Celtic Bretons emigrated from France to become the Bretons of England.

Famous real-life people named Brittany

Brittany Daniel, actress
Brittany Murphy, deceased actress
Brittany Snow, actress
Brittany and Abigail Hensel, conjoined twins
Brittany Rogers, Canadian Olympic gymnast

Brittany in song, story & screen

"Hey Brittany!" by Forever The Sickest Kids
Brittany S. Pierce, quirky cheerleader on the TV series Glee
Brittany Diggers, character in the Gold Digger comics
Brittany Marsino, on the soap opera The Young and the Restless
Brittany Miller, lead singer of the fictional group "The Chipettes"
Brittany Weston, daughter of Elliot and Nancy Weston, on 1990s series "thirtysomething"
Brittany was a character in the '90s animated TV series "Daria"
Brittany, a fictional Norwegian Forest Cat kitty character in the story Adventure Wonders. Her bestfriend is named Hera
Binocular Brittany, the spy/bird watcher from the movie "Where is Like Lemons"

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