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 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).
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.