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Bri (girl)

What does Bri mean?

Bri Pronunciation of Bri [bri] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Bri). Bri means "high, noble, exalted". Bri is a version of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong".

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


Bri has 3 variants: Bree, Bria and Brie.

13 more alternative forms via Brianna: Brana, Briana, Briand, Briane, Briann, Brieon, Brina, Briney, Brinn, Brinna, Briny, Bryn and Bryna.

Creative forms:
(female) Beri, Bra, ..

(male) Ber, Bris, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bri Carmen (B.C.), ..

How popular is Bri?

Bri is an uncommon first name for women. Bri is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Bri (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Brianna (#82 last year), Briana (#416), Bria (#643), Bree (#1143), Bryn (#1177), Briann and Brie. Other variants, like Briney, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Bri reached its apex 19 years ago (usage of 1.4%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.3%, 76% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brie, Bryn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Bri is alike in pronunciation to Brea, Breah, Breea, Brei, Breigh and Brya. Other suggested similar names are Ari, Bari, Brid and Brit. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bri.

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