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What does Briny mean?

Briny Pronunciation of Briny [briny] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Briny is "high, noble, exalted". Briny is a variant form of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong".

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


Briny has 21 variants: Brana, Breanna, Breayanna, Breeanna, Breena, Briahna, Briana, Briannah, Brianni, Briauna, Briaunna, Brieanna, Brienna, Brina, Briney, Brinna, Bryana, Bryanna, Bryauna, Bryna and Brynna.

16 more alternative forms via Brianna: Bree, Bri, Bria, Briand, Brianda, Briane, Briann, Brianne, Brie, Brieann, Brienne, Brieon, Brinn, Bryann, Bryn and Brynne.

Creative forms:
(female) Brine, Brisy, ..

(male) Brini, Brinya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Briny Marlowe (B.M.), ..

How popular is Briny?

Briny is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Briny is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Briny (outside Top 2000) are Brianna (#82 the previous year), Briana (#416), Bria (#643), Breanna (#669), Bryanna (#783), Bree (#1143), Bryn (#1177), Bryana, Brienne, Brynna, Brynne, Brienna, Briauna, Brianda, Breeanna, Briann, Brianne, Brie and Brieanna. Other forms, like Brieann, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Briny was widespread in the year 1996 (adoption of 1.8%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.4%, 78.8%), with versions such as Bryana becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Breanna, Bree, Breeanna, Bria, Briana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brianda, Briann, Brianna, Brianne, Briauna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brie, Brieanna, Brienna, Brienne, Bryana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bryanna, Bryn, Brynna, Brynne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Breanna, Brianna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Briny is pronounced similarly to Brani, Breana, Breiana, Breina, Brenee, Brenie, Brenna, Breona, Briona, Brioni, Brionna, Briony, Bronia, Bronny, Bronya, Bruna and Bryony. Other recommended names are Baily, Benny, Berny, Bina, Bindy, Binny, Blinny, Bonny, Brady, Brand, Brandy, Brann, Bren, Brenn, Brenyn, Bretny (see Brittany), Briar, Brid, Bride, Bridey, Bridi, Bridney, Bridy, Brier, Briet, Briley, Brily, Brinda, Brinley, Brione, Brisa, Brit, Brita, Britany, Briteny (see Brittany), Britney, Britni, Britny, Britnye, Britt, Brittny, Britty, Brityn, Briza, Bryly (see Briley), Brynn, Bunny, Rainy and Tiny. These names tend to be more frequently used than Briny.

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