Briana

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92k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
122
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Briana

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

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  1. A female given name, a feminine form of Brian, in regular use since the 1970s.

Notable Persons Named Briana

Briana Evigan is an actor, dance, singing, songwriter, choreography, actress, dancer, singer-songwriter, and choreographer. Her ongoing career started in 1996. Briana was given the name Briana Barbara-Jane Evigan on October 23rd, 1986 in Los Angeles.

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Briana was born on June 24th, 1987 in Atlanta. Briana is also known as Brandy Blair and Brianna Blair.

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Briana Scurry is a soccer player for the Anoka High School, UMass Minutemen, Minutewomen, Atlanta Beat (WUSA), Washington Freedom, and United States women's national soccer team. Briana was born on September 7th, 1971 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

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Brika is an alternative rock, trip hop, electronic music, art pop, contemporary r&b, brown-eyed soul, and chill-out music musician. She has been prominent since 2013. Brika was given the name Briana Alexa Martinez on November 22nd, 1994 in Miami.

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Briana Lane is an actress, entertainment reporter, and actor. She has been prominent since 2006. Briana was born on October 27th, 1985 in Los Angeles.

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Briana was born in 1986.

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How popular is the baby name Briana in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1950 8 8 0
1951 5 5 0
1953 8 8 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 16 16 0
1958 10 10 0
1959 11 11 0
1960 14 14 0
1961 22 22 0
1962 29 29 0
1963 23 23 0
1964 16 16 0
1965 30 30 0
1966 14 14 0
1967 32 32 0
1968 48 48 0
1969 70 70 0
1970 69 69 0
1971 99 99 0
1972 92 92 0
1973 121 121 0
1974 118 118 0
1975 179 179 0
1976 199 199 0
1977 362 362 0
1978 378 378 0
1979 500 500 0
1980 602 602 0
1981 571 571 0
1982 705 705 0
1983 688 688 0
1984 822 816 6
1985 795 788 7
1986 1,106 1,106 0
1987 1,450 1,450 0
1988 1,809 1,801 8
1989 2,371 2,353 18
1990 3,078 3,067 11
1991 3,699 3,687 12 #95 girl name
1992 4,362 4,352 10 #79 girl name
1993 4,892 4,878 14 #71 girl name
1994 5,020 5,000 20 #68 girl name
1995 4,624 4,612 12 #74 girl name
1996 4,745 4,735 10 #72 girl name
1997 4,482 4,475 7 #72 girl name
1998 4,159 4,152 7 #79 girl name
1999 3,838 3,838 0 #82 girl name
2000 3,760 3,754 6 #83 girl name
2001 3,235 3,235 0
2002 3,272 3,261 11
2003 3,057 3,057 0
2004 2,837 2,824 13
2005 2,542 2,542 0
2006 2,791 2,784 7
2007 2,830 2,824 6
2008 2,353 2,353 0
2009 2,078 2,071 7
2010 1,697 1,688 9
2011 1,338 1,338 0
2012 1,063 1,063 0
2013 913 913 0
2014 764 764 0
2015 763 763 0
2016 719 719 0

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Popularity of Briana as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Briana U.S.
  White 55.74% 64.26%
  African American 13.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Briana

People with the last name Briana are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Briana

  • How Popular is the name Briana? Briana is the 673rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Briana was the 137,327th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Briana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92,317 babies born with the first name Briana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Briana to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Briana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Briana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Briana is Friday, January 22nd, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Briana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Briana was in 1994 with a total of 5,000 babies. That's a lot of babies named Briana!
  • Random Briana Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Briana ranks 64th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 54 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Briana: Your name in reverse order is Anairb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aainrb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Briana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 122 people with the last name Briana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Briana? Briana is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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