Meaning and name origin
Brianne \b-rianne, bri(an)-ne\ as a girl's name is of Irish, Gaelic and Celtic origin, and the meaning of Brianne is "high, noble, exalted". Brianne is a variant of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): may also possibly mean "strong". Fairly scarce as a birth name for females.
Brianne is a very popular first name for females (#1106 out of 4276, Top 26%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Brianne for girls. Brianne reached its highest rank of #298 in the U.S. in 1980-1989 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Brianne and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Brianna (#85), Bryn (#965), Brianne and Breanne. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Brianne▼ is also pronounced similarly to Brann, Brayne, Breann▼, Breaunne, Breiann, Brenne, Brione and Brionne. Other suggested similar baby names are Arianne, Breanna▼, Briahna, Briana▼, Briannah, Brianni, Briauna, Briaunna, Brieanna, Brienna, Brinna, Brionna▼ and Bryanna▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brianne.