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Briley (boy)

What does Briley mean?

Briley Pronunciation of Briley [bri-ley] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Briley) is of American origin. Modern invented name. Blend of Brian and Riley, or variant of Brylee.

Associated with: modern.


Briley has 4 variants: Brilie, Brily, Bryley and Bryly.

8 more alternative forms via Brian, Riley: Bri, Briano, Briant, Brien, Brion, Brye, Bryen and Ryley.

Creative forms:
(male) Bliley, ..

(female) Briber, Brine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Briley Vicente (B.V.), ..

How popular is Briley?

Briley is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#4552 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Briley was first listed in 2002 and reached its peak rank of #1556 in the U.S. in the year 2005, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Briley name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Briley outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Brian (#189 a year ago), Riley (#194), Ryley (#1682), Brien and Brion are the popular variation forms of Briley ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Bri, are seldom used. These relations of Briley were at the height of their popularity 5 decades ago (median #1144) and are now much less widespread (#1344, 88%), with the version Brian falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Briley, Brian, Brien, Brion, Riley, Ryley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brian, Riley outside U.S.

Similar Names

Briley is alike in pronunciation to Brauly, Brawlea, Brawley and Brawly. Other recommended names are Ardley, Arley, Bailby (see Balbo), Bailee, Bailer, Bailey, Baily, Baley, Barcley, Barkley, Bartley, Baxley, Bayley, Beiler, Berillo, Berilo, Berkley, Berle, Billy, Birkley, Birley, Birly, Bosley, Bradey, Bradley, Branley, Brenley (see Brinley), Brice, Brindley, Brinlee, Brinley, Brinly, Brodey, Bromley, Brucey, Burle, Burley, Byrley, Cailey, Dailey, Gridley, Hailey, Kiley, Wiley and Wrisley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Briley.