What does Briann mean?
Briann /bri-ann/ as a girls' name. The meaning of Briann is "high, noble, exalted". Briann is an alternate spelling of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong". Bruan is a familiar last name.
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.Kreatif forms: Bebriann, Briannbe, Briannte. [more]
How popular is Briann?
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 (not ranked) are Brianna (#85 2 years ago), Briana (#419), Bria (#521), Breanna (#624), Bryanna (#639), Bryn (#965), Bryana, Brianda, Breanne, Bree and Brianne. Other variants, like Bryauna, are seldom used. These forms of Briann were popular as baby names in the year 1994 (average #503) and are somewhat less common today (#750, down 49.7%). Brianna is a perennial favorite, although Bryanna appears to be gaining popularity too, and Bryana is no longer trendy. 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.