What does Briant mean?
Briant [bri-ant] as a boys' name is of English origin, and Briant means "high, noble". Briant is an alternate form of Brian (Celtic, Irish, Gaelic): could also mean "strength". Briant is also a variant of Bryant (English).
Briant has 1 variant: Bryent.Creative forms:
(male) Bearant, Burant, ..
(female) Bridet, Brine, .. Middle name pairings:
Briant Jax (B.J.), ..
How popular is Briant?
Briant is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#23721 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Briant (outside Top 2000) are Bryan (#166 via latest list), Brian (#189), Bryant (#624), Bryon, Brion, Brien and Brain. Usage of these relations of Briant was widespread among parents 45 years ago (adoption of 2.5%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 0.3%, down 89%), with versions like Bryon falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Briant is pronounced similarly to Brandt, Brannt, Brant, Brantt, Brendt, Brennt, Brent▼ and Brentt. Other suggested similar names are Arian▲, Ban, Barrat, Bart▼, Bat, Beirne, Bennt, Bent, Bernt, Bianco, Bing, Birny (see Birney), Bivian, Blane, Boban, Brad▼, Bradd, Brae, Bram, Bran, Brand, Brando, Branly, Brann, Branna, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Bray, Bren, Brenan, Brenn, Brett▼, Bricio, Brick, Bridge, Brigg, Briley, Brilie (see Briley), Brily (see Briley), Brinly, Brit, Briton, Britt, Brittan, Brizio, Brogan, Bron, Brown, Bruin, Bruino (see Bruno), Bryland, Bryn, Burbank, Byran, Clint▼, Crizant, Durant, Durrant, Farrant, Gerant, Grant, Jerant, Quint, Saint, Tenant and Trent▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Briant.See names in meaning and etymology.