Brittany (name)

Brittany (name)

Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Brittany


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related names = Britany, Brittney, Britney
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Brittany is a female given name. It means "From Britain". This refers to the Brittany region in France of the same name.

The name has several different spellings, the most common versions being Brittney and Britney.

Brittany can refer to:

In music:
* Britney Spears, Pop star
** "Britney" (album), a 2001 album released by Spears
* Britny Fox, 1980's heavy metal band
* Brittany Hargest, American singer/dancer
* Brittany Wells, American country music artist
* Brittany Melvin, American singer/actressIn film and television:
* Brittany Byrnes, Australian actress
* Brittany Curran, American actress
* Brittany Daniel, American actress
* Brittany Finamore, American actress
* Brittany McConnell, American child actress
* Brittany Murphy, American actress
* Brittany Perrineau, actress and former model
* Brittany Petros, American actress
* Brittany Snow, American film and television actress
* Brittany Tiplady, Canadian television actress
* Brittany Underwood, American television actress

In modelling and adult entertainment:
* Brittany Andrews, American actress and exotic dancer
* Brittany Binger, American model and Playboy playmate
* Brittany Evans, American model
* Brittany Fuchs, American glamor model
* Brittany Hogan, American beauty queen
* Brittany Stryker, American adult film actress in the '80s
* Brittany Swann, American beauty queen

In sports:
* Brittany Baldwin-Hunter, Professional Volleyball Player and Fashion Model
* Brittany Bock, American Football player
* Brittany Jackson, American women's basketball player and model.
* Brittany Lincicome, American professional golfer
* Brittany Timko, Canadian soccer player
* Brittany Viola, American diver

Misc.:
* Brittanie Cecil, teen who died when a puck hit her in the face during an NHL hockey game
* Brittany Hensel, sister to Abigail Hensel; the two are dicephalic conjoined twins.
* Brittany Holberg, a woman on death row for robbery and murder

In fiction:
* Brittany Diggers, character in the Gold Digger comics
* Brittany Hodges Marsino, on the soap opera The Young and the Restless
* Brittany Taylor on the MTV cartoon show Daria
* Brittany (Mortified), a character from the Australian show Mortified.
* Britney Britney, a character from Fairly Odd Parents.

External links

* [http://www.weddingvendors.com/baby-names/meaning/brittany/ Baby Name Meanings]
* [http://www.thinkbabynames.com/name/0/Brittany Origin of the word Brittany]
* [http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames/ Social Security Administration Office of the Chief Actuary]


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