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". A moderately uncommon baby name.
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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Brianne and associated names. Popular varying forms of Brianne are Brianna (#85 the previous year), Briana (#419), Bria (#521), Breanna (#624), Bryanna (#639), Bryn (#965), Bryana, Brianda, Breanne and Bree. This girl name was at the height of its popularity in 1994 and is now much less widespread, with the versions Breanna, Bryana, Brianne, Breanne 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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
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.