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EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Britt

  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Iowa
  3. An unincorporated community in Minnesota

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Britt

  1. A female given name of Swedish and Norwegian origin.

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Britt f

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Britt: Brittarson
  • daughter of Britt: Brittardóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Britt
Accusative Britt
Dative Britt
Genitive Brittar

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *bruþą. Cognate with English broth.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Britt f (plural Britten)

  1. broth

NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Britt

  1. A female given name derived from Birgitta/Birgitte.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Brittō.

NounEdit

Britt m

  1. Briton

InflectionEdit

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short form of Britta, a contraction of Birgitta. First recorded in Sweden in 1883.

Proper nounEdit

Britt c (genitive Britts)

  1. A female given name.

Usage notesEdit

  • Often used in 20th century hyphenated names such as Britt-Marie, Maj-Britt, Ulla-Britt.

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 38 656 females with the given name Britt living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.