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Brit, Brits or BRIT may refer to:


People


Nicknames

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British people The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixe ...
, people of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, its Overseas Territories and the Crown Dependencies, and their descendants *
Brit Hume Alexander Britton "Brit" Hume (born June 22, 1943) is an American journalist and political commentator. Hume had a 23-year career with ABC News, where he contributed to ''World News Tonight with Peter Jennings'', ''Nightline'', and ''This Week ( ...
(born 1943), American TV journalist * Brit Selby (born 1945), Canadian ice-hockey player *
Brit Smith Brittany Smith, better known by her stage name Matisse, is an United States, American actress, model, singer, and songwriter. She was best known for being part of the duo Brit & Alex (with her twin sister Alex) until their breakup in 2009. Matisse ...
(born 1985), American actress, model, singer, and songwriter *
Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. She is credited with influencing the revival of teen pop Teen pop is a subgenre of pop music Pop is a genre of popular music that origina ...

Britney Spears
(born 1981), American singer


Given names

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Brit Andresen Brit Andresen is a Norway, Norwegian-born Australian architect and was the first female recipient of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal, RAIA Gold Medal, awarded in 2002, for her sustained contribution to architecture through ...
, Norwegian-born Australian architect * Brit Bildøen (born 1962), Norwegian poet, novelist, essayist, children's writer and literary critic *
Brit Hoel Brit Hoel (born 19 December 1942 in Arendal) is a Norwegian politician for the Norwegian Labour Party, Labour Party. She was elected to the Storting, Norwegian Parliament from Aust-Agder in 1981, and was re-elected on three occasions. She had previ ...
(born 1942), Norwegian politician *
Brit Marling Brit Heyworth Marling (born August 7, 1982) is an American actress and screenwriter. She rose to prominence after starring in several films that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, including ''Sound of My Voice'' (2011), ''Another Earth'' (2 ...
(born 1982), American writer, producer, director and actress *
Brit McRoberts Brit Lind-Petersen-McRoberts (born 10 February 1957) is a Canadian Canadians (french: Canadiens) are people identified with the country of Canada Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its Provinces and territor ...
(born 1957), Canadian retired middle-distance runner *
Brit Morgan Brittany Morgan Dengler (born September 24, 1987) is an American actress. Early life Morgan was born and raised in the Marlton section of Evesham Township, New Jersey Evesham Township is a Township (New Jersey), township in Burlington Coun ...
(born 1987), American film and television actress *
Brit Pettersen Brit Pettersen Tofte (born 24 November 1961) is a Norway, Norwegian former cross-country skiing (sport), cross-country skier who competed during the 1980s. Pettersen earned one gold and two bronzes at two Winter Olympic Games. At the FIS Nordic W ...
(born 1961), Norwegian former cross-country skier *
Brit Sandaune Brit Sandaune (born 5 June 1972) is a Norway, Norwegian Association football , footballer and pre-school teacher. She is originally from the rural area of Skatval in the municipality of Stjørdal, Nord-Trøndelag, and is educated in economy and Ad ...
(born 1972), Norwegian soccer player and pre-school teacher *
Brit Solli Brit Solli (born 1959) is a Norwegian archaeologist and Professor of Medieval archaeology at the Museum of Cultural History, Oslo, Museum of Cultural History in Oslo.
(born 1959), Norwegian archaeologist *
Brit Volden Brit Volden (born 4 April 1960) is a Norway, Norwegian orienteering Competition, competitor. She won the 1987 World Orienteering Championships, Relay World Championship,
(born 1960), Norwegian orienteering competitor


Family names

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Danie Brits Danie Brits was a South African Professional Wrestling, professional wrestler and former South African Heavyweight Title, South African Heavyweight Champion, known for his work in many of South Africa's major promotions in the past and for his 19 ...
, South African former professional wrestler *
Gorka Brit Gorka Brit Gallego (born 19 April 1978) is a Spanish former professional footballer A football player or footballer is a sportsperson, sport person who plays one of the different types of football. The main types of football are association foo ...
(born 1978), Spanish footballer *
Grant Brits Grant Brits (born 11 August 1987) is a South African-born competition swimming (sport), swimmer who represented Australia at various international championship events including at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing where he secured an Olympic ...

Grant Brits
(born 1987), Australian freestyle swimmer *
Okkert Brits Okkert Brits (born 22 August 1973, in Uitenhage) is a former South African track and field athlete who specialised in the pole vault. He was the silver medallist at the World Championships in Athletics in 2003. He was a four-time champion at th ...
(born 1973), South African former pole vaulter *
Schalk Brits Schalk Burger Brits (born ) is a South African former professional rugby union player who last played for the South Africa national rugby union team, South Africa national team and the in Super Rugby. He primarily played as a hooker. He was par ...
(born 1981), South African rugby union footballer *
Walter Brit Walter Brit ( alternatively Brit, Brytte, or Brithus) (floruit, fl. 1390), was a fellow of Merton College, Oxford, and the reputed author of several works on astronomy and mathematics, as well as of a treatise on surgery. He has also been describ ...
(fl. 1390), a fellow of Merton College, Oxford, and the reputed author of works on astronomy and mathematics, as well as a treatise on surgery


Places

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Brits, North West Brits () is a large town situated in a fertile citrus ''Citrus'' is a of trees and s in the family, . Plants in the genus produce citrus fruits, including important crops such as , , s, s, and . The genus ''Citrus'' is native to , , , , ...
, a town in the North West province of South Africa, near Pretoria *
River Brit The River Brit is a river in west Dorset Dorset (; archaically In language A language is a structured system of communication used by humans, including speech (spoken language), gestures (Signed language, sign language) and writing. ...
, a river in Dorset, England *
Britstown Britstown is a small farming town situated in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, in the Pixley ka Seme District Municipality, Emthanjeni Local Municipality. The town is named after Hans Brits who settled here after he accompanied David Li ...
, a small farming town in the Northern Cape of South Africa


Organisations

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Botanical Research Institute of Texas The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) is a global Botany, botanical research institute and learning center located in the Cultural District of Fort Worth, Texas, United States. BRIT moved to its new facility adjacent to the Fort Worth Bo ...

Botanical Research Institute of Texas
, a global botanical research institute and learning center in the U.S. *
Board of Radiation and Isotope Technology Board of Radiation and Isotope Technology in short known as "BRIT" is a unit of the Department of Atomic Energy (India), Department of Atomic Energy with its headquarters in Navi Mumbai, India. Board of Radiation & Isotope Technology (BRIT), the ...
, a unit of the Department of Atomic Energy with its headquarters in Navi Mumbai, India * Brit + Co., an online DIY community/e-commerce company based in San Francisco *
Brit plc Brit is an international general insurance and reinsurance group specialising in commercial insurance. It was acquired by Fairfax Financial Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited is a financial holding company based in Toronto, Ontario, which is ...
, an international general insurance and reinsurance group acquired by Fairfax Financial in May 2015 *
BRIT School The BRIT School is a British performing arts and technology school located in the London Borough of Croydon The London Borough of Croydon () is a London borough The London boroughs are the 32 local authority districts that make up t ...
for Performing Arts and Technology, a British performing arts and technology school in the London Borough of Croydon


Other uses

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The Brit Awards The BRIT Awards (often simply called The BRITs) are the British Phonographic Industry's annual popular music awards. The name was originally a shortened form of "British", "Britain", or "Britannia" (in the early days the awards were sponsored b ...
, the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards * Bedford Road Invitational Tournament, a basketball tournament held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada * Brit bein HaBetarim, the Biblical covenant between God and Abraham; see
Covenant of the pieces According to the Hebrew Bible The Hebrew Bible or Tanakh (; Hebrew Hebrew (, , or ) is a Northwest Semitic languages, Northwest Semitic language of the Afroasiatic languages, Afroasiatic language family. Historically, it is regarded a ...
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Brit milah The ''brit milah'' ( he, בְּרִית מִילָה, ; Ashkenazi Ashkenazi Jews ( are a Jewish Jews ( he, יְהוּדִים ISO 259-2 , Israeli pronunciation ) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and nation originating ...
, the circumcision of a Jewish baby boy on the eighth day of life *
Brit (comics) Brit is a fictional Fiction is any creative work, chiefly any narrative work, portraying people, events, or places in imagination, imaginary ways that are not strictly based on history or fact.William Harmon and C. Hugh Holman ''A Handbook to ...
, an Image Comics superhero and series * Brit Stevenson, a character in the film ''Saw V'' portrayed by Julie Benz * Brit, the mascot of
Albion College Albion College is a private liberal arts college A liberal arts college or liberal arts institution of higher education is a college A college (Latin: ''collegium'') is an educational institution or a University system, constituent part ...

Albion College
in Albion, Michigan


See also

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Britney (disambiguation) Britney Spears (born 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. Britney may also refer to: *Britney (album), ''Britney'' (album), a 2001 album by Britney Spears *Britney (Busted song), "Britney" (Busted song), a 2002 song by Bust ...
* Britt (disambiguation) *
Briton (disambiguation) Britons The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage ...
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British (disambiguation) British may refer to: Peoples, culture, and language * British people The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ir ...
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