What does Brianne mean?
Brianne \b-rianne, bri(an)-ne\ as a girls' name. Brianne's name origins are Irish, Gaelic and Celtic, and the name Brianne means "high, noble, exalted". Brianne is a variation of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong".
Brianne▼ has 30 more related variations 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.
Brianne is a very prominent first name for women (#1106 out of 4276, Top 26%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Brianne for girls. Brianne was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #298 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular varying forms of Brianne ranked in the Top 1000 are Brianna (#85 the previous year), Briana (#419), Bria (#521), Breanna (#624), Bryanna (#639), Bryn (#965), Bryana, Brianda, Breanne and Bree. These girl names were at the height of their popularity in 1994 (usage of 0.4964%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.2497%, down 49.7%), with the versions Breanna, Brianne, Breanne, Bryana and Bryn becoming somewhat dated. Bria (#521), Bryanna (#639), Brianna (#85) and Briana (#419) are four of the more chic baby names in this compilation. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Brianne and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Brianne▼ is pronounced similarly to Brann, Brayne, Breann▼, Breaunne, Breiann, Brenne, Brione and Brionne. Other suggested similar baby names are Arianne and Brionna▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brianne.