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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.BRIT-ən
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Meaning & History

Derived from a Middle English surname meaning "a Briton" (a Celt of England) or "a Breton" (an inhabitant of Brittany).

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, nationalities, place names, scientists, surnames
Entry updated October 20, 2016