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What does Brianne mean?

Brianne Pronunciation of Brianne [bri-anne] as a girls' name means "high, noble, exalted". Brianne is an alternate spelling of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong".

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


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

24 more relations via Brianna: Brana, Breanna, Breeanna, Bria, Briahna, Briana, Briand, Brianda, Briannah, Brianni, Briannon, Briauna, Briaunna, Brie, Brieanna, Brienna, Brina, Briney, Brinna, Briny, Bryana, Bryanna, Bryauna and Brynna.

Creative forms:
(female) Boranne, Brini, ..

(male) Brine, Brini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brianne Monserrat (B.M.), ..

How popular is Brianne?

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)

Brianne was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #311 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Brianne ranked in the Top 2000 are Brianna (#82 the previous year), Briana (#416), Bria (#643), Breanna (#669), Bryanna (#783), Bryn (#1177), Brienne, Brienna, Brynne, Brynna, Bryana, Brieanna, Breeann, Breanne, Breeanna, Brianda, Briauna, Briann and Brie. These forms of Brianne were at the height of their popularity in 1996 (average #1183) and are now much less conventional (#1588, 79.5%), with versions such as Breanna becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Brianne is pronounced similarly to Brann, Brayne, Breann, Breaunne, Breiann, Brenn, Brenne, Brione, Brionne and Brynn. Other suggested similar names are Adrianne, Ariadne, Ariane, Arianie, Arianna, Arianne, Arinne, Aryanne, Asianne, Bibianne, Brande, Brani, Brannde (see Brandy), Breana, Breauna, Breawna, Breiana, Brenee, Brenie, Brenna, Breonna, Bridnee (see Brittany), Briona, Brioni, Brionna, Briony, Britanny, Britnye, Brittne, Brityne (see Brittany), Bronnie, Bronny, Bryonie, Bryonna, Corianne, Dianne, Dorianne, Elianne, Erienne, Erinne, Gerianne, Karianne, Kerianne, Krisanne, Leianne, Lianne, Lorianne, Marianne, Oriane, Orianna, Rianne and Tianne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brianne.

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