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What does Briand mean?

Briand Pronunciation of Briand [briand] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Briand is "high, noble, exalted". Briand is an alternate spelling of Brianda (Spanish, Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): transcription of Brianna.

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


37 alternative forms via Brianda, Brianna: Brana, Breanna, Breanne, Breeann, Breena, Bri, Bria, Briahna, Briana, Briane, Briann, Briannah, Brianne, Brianni, Briannon, Briauna, Briaunna, Brie, Brieann, Brieanna, Brienna, Brienne, Brieon, Brina, Briney, Brinn, Brinna, Briny, Bryana, Bryann, Bryanna, Bryanne, Bryauna, Bryn, Bryna, Brynna and Brynne.

Creative forms:
(female) Baiand, Biand, ..

(male) Briman, Brine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Briand Paloma (B.P.), ..

How popular is Briand?

Briand is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#29784 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Breanna (#669 in 2015), Breanne, Breeann, Bria (#643), Briana (#416), Brianda, Briann, Brianna (#82), Brianne, Briauna, Brie, Brieanna, Brienna, Brienne, Bryana, Bryanna (#783), Bryn (#1177), Brynna and Brynne are the popular related forms of Briand (not ranked). Other variants, like Bryauna, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Briand was more pronounced in the year 1996 (median #1193) and is now much lower (#1566, 79.4%), with forms such as Breanna becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Briand is pronounced similarly to Brand, Brande and Brannde. Other recommended names are Ariana, Ariane, Barinda, Branda, Brandea, Brandee, Brandei, Brandi, Brandie, Brandii (see Brandy), Brandin, Brandis, Brandy, Brandye, Brandyn, Brani, Brann, Branndi, Breana, Breanda, Breann, Breiana, Breiann, Brenda, Brennda (see Brenda), Breonda, Briar, Brid, Brigid, Brinda, Briona, Brione, Brioni, Briony, Britani, Britany, Britni, Britny, Brynda, Iriana, Oriana and Oriane. These names tend to be more frequently used than Briand.

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