GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: BRIT-nee, BRIT-ə-nee   [key]
Meaning & History
From the name of the region in the northwest of France, called in French Bretagne. It was named for the Briton settlers who fled to that area after the Anglo-Saxon invasion of England. As a given name, it first came into common use in America in the 1970s.
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