Meaning and Name Origin
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". Unique as a given name.
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)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Brienna and corresponding names. 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 and has become much lower since, 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. (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.