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Briann

What does Briann mean?

Briann Pronunciation of 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".

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

Variations

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

Briann has 28 more related forms via Brianna: Brana, Breanna, 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.

Creative forms:
(female) Berann, ..

(male) Brine, Brino, ..

Middle name pairings:
Briann Lizbeth (B.L.), ..

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)

Briann entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #1688 in the U.S. in 1996, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Briann name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Briann outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Briann are Brianna (#82 last year), Briana (#416), Bria (#643), Breanna (#669), Bryanna (#783), Bryn (#1177), Brienne, Brienna, Brynne, Brynna, Bryana, Brieanna, Brianne, Breeann, Breanne, Breeanna, Brianda, Briauna and Brie. Other variants, like Breeanne, are seldom used. These forms of Briann were popular as baby names in the year 1996 (average #1183) and are now much less common (#1588, down 79%), with forms such as Bria going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Briann, Breanna, Breanne, Breeann, Breeanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bria, Briana, Brianda, 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

Briann is pronounced similarly to Brann, Brayne, Breann, Breaunne, Breean, Breen, Breiann, Bren, Brenn, Brenne, Brione, Brionne and Brynn. Other recommended names are Ariana, Ariane, Arianna, Arianne, Brand, Brani, Breana, Breauna, Breawna, Breeana, Breiana, Breina, Brenna, Breona, Breonna, Briar, Briona, Brioni, Brionna, Briony, Britani, Britanny, Britany, Britni, Britny, Briton, Brittann (see Brittany), Brityn, Brogann (see Brogan), Bronny, Bruna, Bryonna, Bryony, Coriann, Diann, Erinn, Iriana, Kariann, Keriann, Liann, Loriann, Mariann, Oriana, Oriane, Orianna, Rhiann, Riann and Teriann. These names tend to be more commonly used than Briann.

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