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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Breanna, Breanne, Bree, Bria, Briana, Brianda, Brianna, Brianne, Bryana, Bryanna, Bryn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Breanna, Brianna outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.