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What does Brana mean?

Brana Pronunciation of Brana [brana] as a name for girls means "high, noble, exalted". Brana is an alternate form of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong".

Associated with: high (great), noble, exalted.


Brana has 21 variants: Breanna, Breayanna, Breeanna, Breena, Briahna, Briana, Briannah, Brianni, Briauna, Briaunna, Brieanna, Brienna, Brina, Briney, Brinna, Briny, Bryana, Bryanna, Bryauna, Bryna and Brynna.

18 more different relations via Brianna: Breanne, Bree, Breeann, Bri, Bria, Briand, Brianda, Briane, Briann, Brianne, Brie, Brieann, Brinn, Bryann, Bryanne, Bryn, Brynnan and Brynne.

Creative forms:
(female) Braba, Braia, ..

(male) Braan, Brane, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brana Nadine (B.N.), ..

How popular is Brana?

Brana is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#53420 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Brana (outside Top 2000) are Breanna (#669 in recent rankings), Breanne, Bree (#1143), Breeann, Breeanna, Bria (#643), Briana (#416), Brianda, Briann, Brianna (#82), Brianne, Briauna, Brie, Brieanna, Brienna, Bryana, Bryanna (#783), Bryn (#1177), Brynna and Brynne. Other variants, like Bryann, are seldom used. These relations of Brana were at the peak of their popularity in the year 1996 (median #1142) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1545, down 79%), with forms such as Brianne becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Breanna, Breanne, Bree, Breeann, Breeanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bria, Briana, Brianda, Briann, Brianna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brianne, Briauna, Brie, Brieanna, Brienna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bryana, Bryanna, Bryn, Brynna, Brynne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Breanna, Brianna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Brana is pronounced similarly to Brani, Breana, Breauna, Breawna, Breeana, Breeauna, Breiana, Breina, Brenee, Brenie, Brenna, Brennah, Breona, Breonna, Briona, Brioni, Brionna, Briony, Bronia, Bronny, Bronya, Bruna, Bryonna and Bryony. Other recommended names are Alana, Beata, Bena, Berna, Bianka, Blanda, Bradi, Brady, Branca, Brand, Branda, Brande, Brandea, Brandi, Branka, Brann, Brayne, Brea, Breann, Bren, Brenda, Brenn, Brynn, Byna, Dana, Drina, Duana, Edana, Elana, Erena, Evana, Iana, Ioana, Iryna, Jana, Jeana, Jiana, Juana, Lana, Moana, Nana, Qiana, Roana, Sana, Seana, Thana, Urbana, Urena, Yana, Zana and Zorana. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brana.

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