What does Brienna mean?
Brienna \b-rienna, bri(en)-na\ as a girls' name is of Irish, Gaelic and Celtic origin, and the name Brienna means "high, noble, exalted". Brienna is a derivative of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong".
Brienna has 21 variants: Brana, Breanna▼, Breayanna, Breeanna, Breena, Briahna, Briana, Briannah, Brianni, Briauna, Briaunna, Brieanna, Brina, Briney, Brinna, Briny, Bryana▼, Bryanna, Bryauna, Bryna and Brynna.
Brienna has 22 more related variations via Brianna: Breanne▼, Bree, Breeann, Breeanne, Bri, Bria, Briand, Brianda, Briane, Briann, Brianne▼, Briannon, Brie, Brieann, Brienne, Brieon, Brinn, Bryann, Bryanne, Bryn▼, Brynnan and Brynne.
Brienna is an uncommon given name for women. Brienna is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Brienna (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Breanna (#624 last year), Breanne, Bree, Bria (#521), Briana (#419), Brianda, Brianna (#85), Brianne, Bryana, Bryanna (#639) and Bryn (#965). Adoption of these girl names was at its peak in the year 1994 (usage of 0.4964%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.2497%, down 49.7%), with the versions Breanna, Breanne, Brianne, Bryana and Bryn falling out of fashion. Bria (#521), Briana (#419), Brianna (#85) and Bryanna (#639) are four of the more chic names for newborns here. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Brienna and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Brienna is pronounced similarly to Breana▼, Breeana, Breina, Brenna▼, Brennah, Breona, Breonna▼, Briona, Brionna▼ and Bryonna. Other suggested similar baby names are Brenn, Brenne and Brionne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brienna.