What does Briggs mean?
Briggs /brig-gs/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Briggs is "bridges".
Related boy name: Brigham.
VariationsKreatif forms: Bibriggs, Briggsbi, Briggsnh. [more]
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 2012 and reached its apex rank of #831 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Brigg. Like Briggs, this name is not frequently used.