Brianna

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248k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brianna

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

Wiktionary

A feminine form of Brian, quite rare until the 1970s.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Brianna

Brianna Hildebrand is an actress. She has been prominent since 2014. Brianna was born on August 14th, 1996 in College Station, Texas, U.S.

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Brianna Wu is a game developer. Brianna was born in United States.

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Brianna Keilar is a journalist. Brianna was born on September 21st, 1980 in Australia. Brianna is also known as Keilar and Brianna Marie.

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Brianna was born on March 14th, 1985 in Fresno, California, USA.

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Brianna Brown is an actress. She was most active from 1999 to present. Brianna was given the name Brianna Lynn Brown on October 2nd, 1979 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.

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Brianna was given the name Brianna Alexandria Maitland on October 8th, 1986.

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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 43 43 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 7,310 7,297 13 #43 girl name
1993 8,791 8,773 18 #32 girl name
1994 10,538 10,517 21 #27 girl name
1995 11,900 11,880 20 #21 girl name
1996 11,943 11,925 18 #17 girl name
1997 12,019 12,006 13 #17 girl name
1998 12,059 12,047 12 #17 girl name
1999 12,433 12,414 19 #14 girl name
2000 12,896 12,878 18 #15 girl name
2001 11,794 11,774 20 #18 girl name
2002 11,529 11,518 11 #17 girl name
2003 10,605 10,583 22 #17 girl name
2004 9,851 9,798 53 #17 girl name
2005 9,371 9,359 12 #20 girl name
2006 9,376 9,363 13 #20 girl name
2007 8,857 8,848 9 #22 girl name
2008 8,269 8,255 14 #23 girl name
2009 7,357 7,349 8 #24 girl name
2010 6,280 6,273 7 #30 girl name
2011 5,185 5,178 7 #45 girl name
2012 4,642 4,633 9 #51 girl name
2013 3,904 3,895 9 #71 girl name
2014 3,601 3,601 0 #85 girl name
2015 3,470 3,464 6 #82 girl name
2016 3,076 3,076 0 #98 girl name

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Popularity of Brianna as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Brianna

  • How Popular is the name Brianna? Brianna is the 301st most popular name of all time. In 2016 Brianna was the 98th most popular name.
  • How many people with the first name Brianna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 248,210 babies born with the first name Brianna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brianna to occupy the territory of French Guiana (France) with an estimated population of 243,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brianna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Brianna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brianna is Friday, August 21st, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Brianna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brianna was in 2000 with a total of 12,878 babies. That's a lot of babies named Brianna!
  • Random Brianna Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brianna ranks 64th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 46 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Brianna: Your name in reverse order is Annairb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nnaarbi. How do you pronounce that?

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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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