What does Briona mean?
Briona /bri-ona/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Irish, Gaelic and Celtic derivation, and Briona means "high, noble, exalted". Briona is an alternate spelling of Brionna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): form of Brianna. Briana is a conventional last name.
Briona has 1 variant: Bryonna.more]
How popular is Briona?
Briona is a rare given name for females. Briona is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Brionna is the only popular variation form of Briona (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Variants like Bryonna are seldom used. Adoption of this girl name reached its apex in 1994 (usage of 0.262%) and has become much less since, with Brionna becoming less stylish. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Briona and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Briona is alike in pronunciation to Brana, Breana▼, Breena, Breiana, Breina, Brenna▼, Breona, Breonna▼, Briahna, Briana▲, Brianna▲, Briauna, Brienna, Brina, Brinna, Briny, Brioni, Briony, Bronia, Bronya, Bruna, Bryana▼, Bryna, Brynna and Bryony. Other recommended similar baby names are Briane, Briann and Brinn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Briona.