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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Breland

User Submitted Origins

African American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Texas, U.S., the name Breland is of English origin and means "From the traditionally English surname meaning 'power land'. From the Old English brigh and land".
  2. A submission from Tennessee, U.S. says the name Breland means "Gift of God".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Breland

Notable Persons With the Last Name Breland

Mark Breland

Mark Breland is an athlete. Mark was born on May 11th, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Jessica Breland

Jessica Breland is a basketball player for the Chicago Sky, New York Liberty, Connecticut Sun, and Indiana Fever in the Women's National Basketball Association. She was most active from 2011 to present. Jessica was born on February 23rd, 1988 in New York City.

Pascal Breland

Pascal was born in 1811. He breathed his last breath in 1896.

Patrice Breland

Patrice was born on March 17th, 1837. He passed away on April 3rd, 1908.

Jim Breland

Jim Breland is a football player. Jim was born in 1944. Jim is also known as Breland, James E., Jr.; Breeland, and James.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Breland U.S.
  White 69.20% 64.26%
  African American 25.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.69% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Breland

People with the last name Breland are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Breland

  • How Popular is the name Breland? Breland is the 18,762nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Breland was the 6,209th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Breland have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 416 babies born with the first name Breland in the United States. That's more than enough people named Breland to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Breland? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Breland first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Breland is Wednesday, July 15th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Breland born? The highest recorded use of the first name Breland was in 1988 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Breland Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Breland is not a popular baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Mississippi have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Breland: The name spelled backwards is Dnalerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Enabdlr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Breland? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,510 people with the last name Breland.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Breland? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Breland as their last name.
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