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Briana

What does Briana mean?

Briana Pronunciation of Briana [bri-ana] as a name for girls. The name Briana means "high, noble, exalted". Briana is an alternate form of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong". See also Briley.

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

Variations

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

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

Creative forms:
(female) Biana, Brinie, ..

(male) Brine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Briana Harlow (B.H.), ..

How popular is Briana?

Briana is a very popular first name for females (#880 out of 4276, Top 21%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#101654 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Briana was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #68 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is currently at #416. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Breanna (#669 from recent data), Breanne, Breeann, Breeanna, Bria (#643), Brianda, Briann, Brianna (#82), Brianne, Briauna, Brie, Brieanna, Brienna, Brienne, Briley (#923), Bryana, Bryanna (#783), Bryn (#1177), Brynna and Brynne are the prominent alternative forms of Briana (#416 from recent data) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Briana were at the top of their popularity in 1996 (adoption of 1.8%) and have become significantly less popular since (adoption 0.4%, 78.8% less), with forms like Brianna becoming less stylish.

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

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Briana is alike in pronunciation to Brani, Breana, Breauna, Breawna, Breeana, Breeauna, Breiana, Breina, Brenna, Brennah, Breona, Breonna, Briona, Brioni, Brionna, Briony, Bronia, Bronny, Bronya, Bruna, Bryonna and Bryony. Other suggested similar names are Adriana, Arieana, Auriana, Berna, Betiana, Bianka, Bibiana, Branca, Brand, Branda, Branka, Brayne, Breean, Breen, Breiann, Bren, Brenn, Brenne, Brione, Brisha, Britani, Britany, Britni, Britny, Britta, Brittana (see Brittany), Briza, Chiana, Ciana, Drina, Eliana, Gaiana, Giana, Idiana, Iliana, Irina, Kariana, Keriana, Leiana, Loriana, Mariana, Oliana, Oreana, Oriana, Orina, Siana, Siriana, Teriana, Tiana, Toriana, Trina, Urbana and Viana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Briana.

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