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Girl Names Starting with Bri-

Bri- baby names and what they mean, with 34 results. Bri- names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity 28 years ago (ADOPTION OF 3.4%) and have become significantly less conventional since (ADOPTION 0.5%, 83.9%), with names such as Brieanna becoming less in vogue. Briar (#687), Brielle (#99), Brinley (#338) and Bristol (#513) are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation, while Brim (TOP 5%) and Brister (4%) are familiar Bri- last names.

Bri- names

Brianda - Brinley | Brinn - Brittany

Brianda - Brinley

Brianda and variants

Brianda1, var. Briand1
Based on Spanish, Irish, Gaelic, Celtic words. "High, noble, exalted." Popular. Compare Brianda with common last names Bujanda (TOP 39%), Butanda (60%), which also end with -nda.

Brianna and variants

Brianna, var. Briny, Brinna, Brinn1, Briney, Brina1, Brienne, Brieon, Brienna, Brieanna, Brieann, Brie1, Briauna, Briaunna, Briannon, Brianni, Brianne, Briannah, Briane, Briann, Brianda2, Briand2, Briana, Briahna, Bri, Bria
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic, Celtic elements. "High, noble, exalted." Adoption of Brianna, Briahna, etc. as baby names in 2018 was down 10.2% compared to a year ago.

Briar and variants

Briar1, var. Brietta1, Brieta, Briet, Brier1
Derivative of English. "Thorny bush of wild roses, brambles." Briar (UPPER 35%) and Brier (10%) occur often as surnames.

Form of Breda. Based on Irish, Gaelic element. .. See Bride and Bridget. Brid was not among 2018's Top names. See also Bridie.

Bride1, var. Brid2, Bridie1
Based on Irish, Gaelic word. .. Bridie is the pet form. Bride, Bridie and Brid are not frequently adopted as birth names.

Bridget and variants

Bridget, var. Britte, Britta, Britt, Brites, Brita, Brijit, Brijitte, Brijet, Brigitte1, Brigitta, Brigitt, Brigit, Brigita, Brigidine, Brigida, Brigid, Bright, Briggitte, Brighid, Briggette, Brigette, Brigett, Briget, Bridy, Brietta2, Bridie2, Bridi, Bridgot, Bridgitte, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridgette, Bridgett, Bridgete, Bridey, Bride2, Bridee, Briddgett
Derived fr. Gaelic language. "Exalted one." Britta and variants soared in popularity in the 1970s and are now less widespread, with Brigitte becoming less stylish.

Brie and variants

Brie2, var. Briette
Derivative of French, Latin elements. "Marshland." Adoption of Briette and variants was more pronounced 4 decades ago.


Var. of Gabrielle. From Hebrew word. "Woman of God." Brielle is generally used as a baby name among the variations of Gabrielle. See also Brilie.

Brier2, var. Briar2
Root fr. French language. "Heather." Briar (TOP 35%) and Brier (10%) occur commonly as last names.

.. The name of a legendary goddess .. Unique, with the unusual -ia ending, like Britania, Brittania.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bri- names: Bria, Briana, Brianda, Briann, Brianna

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bri- names: Brianne, Briar, Briauna, Bridget, Bridgett

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bri- names: Bridgette, Brie, Brieanna, Brielle, Brienna

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bri- names: Brienne, Brigette, Brigid, Brigitte, Briley

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bri- names: Brinda, Brinley, Britt, Britta

Form of Bree. Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic language. Anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic .. Brighe is not frequently adopted as a children's name. See also Bright.


Based on French, Gaelic elements. "Exalted one." Less widespread today. Brigitte was last recorded in 2015 in the Top 2000. See also Birgitte.

Briley and variants

Briley, var. Brily, Brilie1
From American word. .. Combination of Briana and Riley, or .. Briley, Brilie, etc. became less popular in 2018, dropping on average -18 rankings as girls' names with Briley leading the fall.

Form of Brylee. Derivative of American. Probably an invented name of Bryana .. Scarce as a girls' name, but Brilie is comparable to the more conventional Briley. Gender-neutral name.

Var. of Sabrina. Source fr. Celtic element. Mythology .. Brina is uncommon as a children's name. See also Briauna.

Brina3, var. Brinn2
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic, Celtic elements. "High, noble, exalted." Briya is a moderately common kid's name.

Var. of Breena. Variant of Brenna .. Brina is scantly used as a feminine name. See also Breona.


Form of Brenda. Source fr. Old Norse word. "Sword." Less popular today. Brinda was last recorded in 1960-1969 in the Top 2000. See also Barinda.

Brinhilde, Brinhilda, Brinhild
Forms of Brunhilda. Source fr. Old German element. "Ready for battle." Not in Top 2000.


From Old English. Surname name from Brindley, the name .. Brinley became less trendy in 2018, falling -12 positions as a girls' name to reach #338. Gender-neutral name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Bri- names for girls.

1. Brianda - Brinley
Brianda [Briand], Brianna [Briny, Brinn, Brina, Brinna, Briney, Brieon, Brienne, Brienna, ..], Briar [Briet, Brier, Brieta, Brietta], Breda [Brid], Bride [Brid, Bridie], Bridget [Britt, Brita, Britte, Britta, Brites, Brijit, Brijet, Brijitte, ..], Brie [Briette], Gabrielle [Brielle], Brier [Briar], Brigantia, Bree [Brighe], Brigitte, Briley [Brily, Brilie], Brylee [Brilie], Sabrina [Brina], Brina [Brinn], Breena [Brina], Brenda [Brinda], Brunhilda [Brinhild, Brinhilde, Brinhilda], Brinley

Brynn [Brinn], Brenna [Brinna], Bryony [Briony, Brioni], Brionna [Briona, Brione, Brieon, Brionne], Brisa [Briza, Brissa, Brisia, Brisha, Briseis, Briseida], Bristol, Brit [Britt], Birgit [Brita, Britt, Britta], Brites, Britney [Brittini, Brittnee, Brittney], Brett [Britt], Britt [Brit, Brita, Britta], Brittania [Britania, Brittanya, Britannia], Brittany [Brityn, Britty, Brityne, Britton, Brittny, Brittyne, Brittony, Brittoni, ..]

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