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The name Brittany is a female name of French and Latin origins. It came from Brittany, a region of France. This name was first used in America in the very early 1970s. It was used the most during the 1990s. The name comes from the word Britannia, a 2nd-century Roman goddess.


  • Brittany Bock, American soccer player
  • Brittany Byrnes, actress
  • Brittany Curran, actress
  • Brittany Daniel, actress
  • Brittany Finamore, actress
  • Brittney Griner (born 1990), American basketball player
  • Brittany Hensel, sister to Abigail Hensel; the two are dicephalic conjoined twins
  • Brittany Jackson, basketball player
  • Brittany Lincicome (born 1985), American golfer
  • Brittany McConnell, child actress
  • Brittany Murphy (1977–2009), American actress
  • Brittany Perrineau, actress and former model
  • Brittany Petros, actress
  • Brittany Snow, actress
  • Brittany Timko, Canadian soccer player
  • Brittany Tiplady, actress
  • Brittany Underwood, actress



  • Brittanie Cecil (1988–2002), teen who died when a puck hit her in the face during an NHL hockey game
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