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What does Briane mean?

Briane Pronunciation of Briane [bri-ane] as a name for girls means "high, noble, exalted". Briane is a variant form of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong".

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


Briane has 13 variants: Breanne, Breeann, Breeanne, Briann, Brianne, Brieann, Brienne, Brieon, Brinn, Bryann, Bryanne, Bryn and Brynne.

27 more relations via Brianna: Brana, Breanna, Bree, Breena, Bri, Bria, Briahna, Briana, Briand, Brianda, Briannah, Brianni, Briannon, Briauna, Briaunna, Brie, Brieanna, Brienna, Brina, Briney, Brinna, Briny, Bryana, Bryanna, Bryauna, Bryna and Brynna.

Creative forms:
(female) Berane, Burane, ..

(male) Bridan, Brine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Briane Austyn (B.A.), ..

How popular is Briane?

Briane is an uncommon first name for women. Briane is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Brianna (#82 from recent data), Briana (#416), Bria (#643), Breanna (#669), Bryanna (#783), Bree (#1143), Bryn (#1177), Brienne, Bryana, Brynna, Brynne, Brienna, Brianne, Breeann, Breanne, Brianda, Briann, Brie, Briauna and Brieanna are the popular varying forms of Briane (outside Top 2000). These forms of Briane were at the height of their popularity 2 decades ago (adoption of 1.81%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.38%, 79% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Briane is pronounced similarly to Brann, Brayne, Breann, Breaunne, Breean, Breen, Breiann, Bren, Brenn, Brenne, Brione, Brionne and Brynn. Other suggested similar names are Adriane, Ariadne, Ariana, Ariane, Arianie, Arianne, Arinne, Arjane, Aryane, Blane, Brand, Brande, Brani, Breana, Breauna, Breawna, Breeana, Breina, Brenee, Brenie, Brenna, Breona, Briar, Bride, Bridee, Bridie, Bridnee (see Brittany), Bridney, Brighe, Brilie (see Briley), Briona, Brioni, Brionna, Briony, Britani, Britany, Britny, Britnye, Brittane, Britte, Brityne (see Brittany), Bronnie, Bronny, Bruna, Bryonie, Bryony, Diane, Doriane, Eliane, Erinne, Iliane, Iriana, Irine, Liane, Mariane, Orane, Oriana, Oriane, Rhiane, Riane, Tiane and Trine. These names tend to be more frequently used than Briane.

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