What does Briann mean?
Briann \b-ria-nn\ as a girls' name is of Irish, Gaelic and Celtic derivation, and the meaning of Briann is "high, noble, exalted". Briann is a variation of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong".
Briann has 30 more related forms via Brianna: Brana, Breanna▼, Breayanna, Bree, Breeanna, Breena, Bri, Bria, Briahna, Briana, Briand, Brianda, Briannah, Brianni, Briannon, Briauna, Briaunna, Brie, Brieanna, Brienna, Brina, Briney, Brinna, Briny, Bryana▼, Bryanna, Bryauna, Bryna, Brynna and Brynnan.
Briann is an unusual first name for women. Briann is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Briann (#unlisted) are Brianna (#85 last year), Briana (#419), Bria (#521), Breanna (#624), Bryanna (#639), Bryn (#965), Bryana, Brianda, Breanne, Bree and Brianne. These girl names were at the height of their popularity in the year 1994 (usage of 0.4964%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2497%, down 49.7%), with the forms Breanna, Brianne, Breanne, Bryana and Bryn falling out of style. Bria (#521), Bryanna (#639), Brianna (#85) and Briana (#419) are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Briann and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Briann is pronounced similarly to Brann, Breann▼, Breiann, Brenn, Brione, Brionne and Brynn. Other recommended similar baby names are Brani, Breana▼, Breiana, Briona, Brioni, Brionna▼ and Briony. These names tend to be more commonly used than Briann.