What does the name "Brittany" mean?


The feminine name "Brittany" is derived from the English name for the northwest region of France, which the French call Bretagne. The area was named for Briton settlers who fled there after England's Anglo-Saxon invasion.

Keeping true to the meaning and origin of the name "Brittany," it is pronounced BRIT-a-nee. This name became popular in the United States during the 1970s. Spelling variations include Brittani, Brittania, Bretteny, Brettiney, Britany, Britanny, Briteny, Britianee and Britiney.

Another pronunciation of the name "Brittany" is BRIT-nee. This pronunciation is often noted with a different spelling. Typical spellings denoting this pronunciation include Britney, Brittney, Brittny, Brittne, Brittnea, Brittnee, Brittneigh, Bryttnee and Bryttney.

"Brit" is often used as a common nickname.

1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: what does the name brittany mean
Meanings of First Names
Enter first name here:
Names and meanings of
Explore this Topic
Many people's given names have meanings, some of which go back centuries. The specific meaning of your name varies depending on the name and the language it comes ...
The meaning of the name Lou varies depending on the origin. In Latin, the name means 'light' while in German, it means 'warrior maiden'. The name is also of French ...
The name Navya typically means young. It has an alternative meaning of worth praising. It is a feminine Indian name, and it is of Sanskrit origin.Women with the ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com