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Meaning and name origin

Briony \b-rio-ny\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Briony is "climbing plant". Briony is a variant of Bryony (Greek); 20th-century flower name coinage: a vine (Greek "bruonia" meaning "to swell") native to Europe with large leaves and small flowers.

Briony has 2 variant forms: Brioni, Bryonie.


Briony is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Briony is also pronounced similarly to Breona, Briana, Brina, Briney, Brinna, Briny, Briona, Brionna, Bronny and Bronya. Other suggested similar baby names are Briane, Briann, Brieon, Brinn, Brione, Brionne and Britny. These names tend to be more commonly used than Briony.