Brianna: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Brianna
Origin of the name Brianna:
Feminine form of Brian, which is believed to be of Celtic origin and of the meaning "strength."
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- Comments and insights on the name Brianna: | Edit
My name is Brianna Paige. I always wondered what other middle names Briannas had. I love my name, although people often mispronounce it. (I think it's funny how people from Jersey say it LOL )Like the other comment said, I don't have an "o" in my name. I'm just a teen, but I'm sure whatever profession I go into my name will work well :-D
The feminine form of Brian
- Personal experiences with the name Brianna: | Edit
When I was growing up through the 80s and 90s, it was a very uncommon name, which I was uncomfortable with until I became a teenager. Then being a little unusual was a GOOD thing. Although it's becoming more common now, I don't hear people of my age range (25-35) with the same name, and I always get the comment that my name is beautiful. Another great thing is I was NEVER teased growing up, the only thing it really rhymed with was "banana" :)
In the mid 80's when I was looking for name for my 2nd child, I decided to honor my friend Sabina and my sister-in-law, Anna. I was going to blend the two names and came up with SaBrianna. I added the "R" because it sounded better. Then we decided to cut it short and just use Brianna because SaBrianna was a mouthful. I thought I made up a name, and it was already a very popular "celtic" name. My daughter loves her name and she is now 23.
We know a Brianna who goes by Breezy.
my name is also brianna my name is awsome. people make fun of it because it rimes with banana. but i dont care i think its awsome
- Nicknames for Brianna: | Edit
- Meanings and history of the name Brianna: | Edit
stong,noble (irish gaelic name)
- Famous real-life people named Brianna: | Edit
Brianna Garcia, wrestler Brianna Devaney, a rapper's daughter
- Brianna in song, story & screen: | Edit
Brianna is the daughter of the fire eater Dustfinger in the children's series Inkheart.
Global Popularity of the Name Brianna
- #23 in United States
- #36 in Canada (Ontario)
- #66 in Canada (Alberta)
- #84 in Australia (New South Wales)
- #85 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #154 in Canada (Quebec)
- #488 in Scotland