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245k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Brianna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: High, noble
  • #300 All Time
  • #82 in 2015
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1.2m Brian (Irish)
377k Bryan (English)
92k Briana (Irish)
20k Brianne (American)
1k Bryanne (American)
< 1k Breahna (American)

How popular is the baby 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 45 45 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 1,417 1,417 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 8,790 8,772 18 #32 girl name
1994 10,538 10,517 21 #27 girl name
1995 11,900 11,880 20 #21 girl name
1996 11,942 11,924 18 #17 girl name
1997 12,019 12,006 13 #17 girl name
1998 12,058 12,046 12 #17 girl name
1999 12,431 12,412 19 #14 girl name
2000 12,892 12,874 18 #15 girl name
2001 11,794 11,774 20 #18 girl name
2002 11,528 11,517 11 #17 girl name
2003 10,602 10,580 22 #17 girl name
2004 9,851 9,798 53 #17 girl name
2005 9,368 9,356 12 #20 girl name
2006 9,374 9,361 13 #20 girl name
2007 8,854 8,845 9 #22 girl name
2008 8,267 8,253 14 #23 girl name
2009 7,354 7,346 8 #24 girl name
2010 6,278 6,271 7 #30 girl name
2011 5,184 5,177 7 #45 girl name
2012 4,640 4,631 9 #51 girl name
2013 3,898 3,889 9 #71 girl name
2014 3,594 3,594 0 #85 girl name
2015 3,465 3,459 6 #82 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Brianna baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 245,085 babies born with the name Brianna in the United States. That's more than enough Briannas to occupy the territory of French Guiana (France) with an estimated population of 243,000 (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 12,874 babies. (That's a lot of baby Briannas)

According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brianna" ranks #52 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 71 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of 5,687 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?

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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.

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.

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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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Brianna

Brianna Armstrong
Brianna Herrmann
Brianna Hildebrand
Brianna Perry
Brianna Garcia Bella
Brianna Keilar
Brianna Wu

Alternative Meanings

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Annairb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ainnrab". 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 Apr 11, 1986

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 Korea approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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