What does Briggs mean?
Briggs [brig-gs] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Briggs is "bridges".
Related boy name: Brigham.
Associated with: old english.
(male) Borggs, Briger, ..
(female) Brigda, Brigel, ..
How popular is Briggs?
Briggs is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#522 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Briggs for boys. Briggs entered the list in 2007 and reached its apex rank of #745 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Brigham (#1593 from current records) is the only other prominent variation form of Briggs (#745 from current records). Adoption of these forms of Briggs is well-received among parents today (adoption of 0.02%). Briggs is the most trendy birth name among these.
Suggested similar names are Baris, Bing, Bingo, Bligh, Bliss, Boris, Boriss, Bri, Brian▼, Briano, Briant, Brice, Bricio, Brick, Bridge, Bridger▲, Brien, Brigg, Briggham (see Brigham), Brik, Briley, Brilie (see Briley), Brily (see Briley), Brinly, Brion, Brit, Briton, Britt, Britte (see Brett), Brizio, Brogan, Broggan, Brooks▲, Brutus and Burges. These names tend to be more frequently used than Briggs.