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Meaning and name origin

Briann \b-ria-nn\ as a girl's name is of Irish, Gaelic and Celtic origin, and the meaning of Briann is "high, noble, exalted". Briann is a variant of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): may also possibly mean "strong".


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


Briann is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Briann and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Brianna (#85), Bryn (#965), Brianne and Breanne. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Breanne, Brianna, Brianne, Bryn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Breanne, Brianna, Brianne, Bryn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Briann is also pronounced similarly to Brann, Breann, Breiann, Brenn, Brione, Brionne and Brynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Brana, Brani, Breana, Breanna, Breiana, Briahna, Briana, Briand, Briannah, Brianni, Briauna, Briaunna, Brieanna, Brienna, Brina, Brinna, Briny, Briona, Brioni, Brionna, Briony, Bryana and Bryanna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Briann.