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Popularity
242k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Brianna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: High, noble
  • #302 All Time
  • #85 in 2014
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1963880
1964990
1965990
196611110
196712120
196815150
196918180
197031310
197146460
197232320
197336360
197444440
197578780
19761381380
19772242240
19782982980
19797147140
19807107100
19817307300
19828898890
19839719710
19841,3621,3557
19851,4161,4160
19861,8151,8150
19872,2942,2877
19882,9752,96213#96 girl name
19894,0073,99512#77 girl name
19905,6875,6789#61 girl name
19916,5766,55818#51 girl name
19927,3097,29613#43 girl name
19938,7898,77118#32 girl name
199410,53910,51821#27 girl name
199511,89911,87920#21 girl name
199611,94111,92318#17 girl name
199712,02012,00713#17 girl name
199812,05812,04612#17 girl name
199912,42912,41019#14 girl name
200012,89112,87318#15 girl name
200111,79411,77420#18 girl name
200211,52711,51611#17 girl name
200310,60210,58022#17 girl name
20049,8509,79753#17 girl name
20059,3669,35412#20 girl name
20069,3749,36113#20 girl name
20078,8548,8459#22 girl name
20088,2658,25114#23 girl name
20097,3537,3458#24 girl name
20106,2746,2677#30 girl name
20115,1805,1737#45 girl name
20124,6334,6249#51 girl name
20133,8933,8849#71 girl name
20143,5823,5820#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 first appeared 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 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brianna" ranks #11 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 196 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 12,429 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Brianna" mean?

Brianna (Irish): High, noble

The name "Brianna" is of Irish origin and it means "High, noble". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Annairb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Annibar". 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.

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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Brianna

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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Past life for Brianna born Dec 5, 1966

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Brianna

Name poster for Brianna(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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