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What does Bria mean?

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

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


Bria has 3 variants: Bree, Bri and Brie.

24 more relations via Brianna: Brana, Breena, Briahna, Briana, Briand, Brianda, Briane, Briann, Brianne, Brianni, Briauna, Brieann, Brienna, Brieon, Brina, Briney, Brinn, Brinna, Briny, Bryana, Bryann, Bryn, Bryna and Brynna.

Creative forms:
(female) Beia, Breia, ..

(male) Brer, Brio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bria Stella (B.S.), ..

How popular is Bria?

Bria is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#34308 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Bria was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #175 in the U.S. in 1993, and is at #643 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bria name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Bria (#643 in 2015) ranked in the Top 2000 are Brianna (#82 in 2015), Briana (#416), Bree (#1143), Bryn (#1177), Bryana, Brynna, Brienna, Brianne, Brianda, Briann, Briauna and Brie. Adoption of these relations of Bria was at its apex 19 years ago (usage of 1.5%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.3%, down 76.7%), with versions like Bryana becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Bria is alike in pronunciation to Brea, Breah, Breea, Brei, Breigh and Brya. Other suggested similar names are Adia, Adria, Afia, Alia, Amia, Ardia, Aria, Arria, Artia, Asia, Avia, Baba, Bara, Bari, Barra, Barta, Beba, Belia, Bena, Bera, Berna, Berta, Beta, Betia, Birta, Bit, Bora, Borka, Breila, Breina, Briar, Brid, Bride, Briet, Brily, Brinda, Briona, Brisa, Brisha, Brisia, Brit, Brita, Briza, Bronia, Byla, Ceria, Daria, Doria, Elia, Evia, Gaia, Kia, Lia, Loria, Lyria, Moria, Naia, Olia, Oria, Pia, Rhia, Ria, Siria, Syria, Thia, Tia, Tyria, Xia and Zia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bria.

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