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242k
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since 1880

Brianna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: High, noble
  • #302 All Time
  • #85 in 2014
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1.2m Brian (Irish)
375k Bryan (English)
91k Briana (Irish)
20k Brianne (American)
1k Bryanne (American)
< 1k Breahna (American)

How popular is the name "Brianna" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1963 8 8 0
1964 9 9 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 11 11 0
1967 12 12 0
1968 15 15 0
1969 18 18 0
1970 31 31 0
1971 46 46 0
1972 32 32 0
1973 36 36 0
1974 44 44 0
1975 78 78 0
1976 138 138 0
1977 224 224 0
1978 298 298 0
1979 714 714 0
1980 710 710 0
1981 730 730 0
1982 889 889 0
1983 971 971 0
1984 1,362 1,355 7
1985 1,416 1,416 0
1986 1,815 1,815 0
1987 2,294 2,287 7
1988 2,975 2,962 13 #96 girl name
1989 4,007 3,995 12 #77 girl name
1990 5,687 5,678 9 #61 girl name
1991 6,576 6,558 18 #51 girl name
1992 7,309 7,296 13 #43 girl name
1993 8,789 8,771 18 #32 girl name
1994 10,539 10,518 21 #27 girl name
1995 11,899 11,879 20 #21 girl name
1996 11,941 11,923 18 #17 girl name
1997 12,020 12,007 13 #17 girl name
1998 12,058 12,046 12 #17 girl name
1999 12,429 12,410 19 #14 girl name
2000 12,891 12,873 18 #15 girl name
2001 11,794 11,774 20 #18 girl name
2002 11,527 11,516 11 #17 girl name
2003 10,602 10,580 22 #17 girl name
2004 9,850 9,797 53 #17 girl name
2005 9,366 9,354 12 #20 girl name
2006 9,374 9,361 13 #20 girl name
2007 8,854 8,845 9 #22 girl name
2008 8,265 8,251 14 #23 girl name
2009 7,353 7,345 8 #24 girl name
2010 6,274 6,267 7 #30 girl name
2011 5,180 5,173 7 #45 girl name
2012 4,633 4,624 9 #51 girl name
2013 3,893 3,884 9 #71 girl name
2014 3,582 3,582 0 #85 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Brianna? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 241,577 babies born with the name Brianna in the United States. That's more than enough Briannas to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brianna" was in 2000 with a total of 12,873 babies. (That's a lot of baby Briannas)

According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brianna" ranks #45 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 109 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of 8,789 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Brianna popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Brianna in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Brianna" mean? The list below shows the origins of Brianna as well as things modernly associated with the name Brianna such as celebrities named Brianna.

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Brianna

The name "Brianna" is of Irish origin, and it means "High, noble". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Bella Twins

Bella Twins is a professional wrestler. Bella was born in 1983 as Brianna Monique Garcia-Colace (Brie)Nicole Garcia-Colace (Nikki) in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Brianna Brown

Brianna Brown is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Brianna was born in 1979 as Brianna Lynn Brown in Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for interest, you show in others.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Annairb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iaarnnb". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Brianna born Jun 29, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Iran approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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