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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Brin
One of the radiating sticks of a fan. The outermost are larger and longer, and are called panaches.

Etymology: F



  1. One of the radiating sticks of a fan. The outermost are larger and longer, and are called panaches.
  2. A single silkworm thread extruded from the gland, before it has formed a bave.

brin was also found in the following language(s): French, Romansch, and Slovene

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brin

Sergey Brin

Sergey was given the name Sergey Mikhaylovich BrinСерге́й Миха́йлович Брин on August 21st, 1973 in Moscow.

David Brin

David Brin is a science fiction novelist, nasa consultant, and nasa. David was born on October 6th, 1950 in Glendale, California, U.S.

Benedetto Brin

Benedetto Brin was an office holder. Benedetto was born on May 17th, 1833 in Turin. He passed away on May 24th, 1898.

Deborah Brin

Irene Brin

Irene Brin was a writer, fashion journalist and special consultant, and gallerist. She was most active from 1934 to present. Irene was given the name Maria Vittoria Rossi on June 14th, 1911 in Rome, Italy. She left this life on May 31st, 1969.

Romeo Brin

Romeo was born on March 10th, 1973 in Philippines.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brin U.S.
  White 85.52% 64.26%
  African American 5.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brin

People with the last name Brin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brin

  • How Popular is the name Brin? Brin is the 18,187th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brin was the 29,279th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 437 babies born with the first name Brin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brin 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 Brin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Brin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brin is Thursday, June 23rd, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Brin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brin was in 2003 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Brin: The name spelled backwards is Nirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nibr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 808 people with the last name Brin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brin as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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