Brianna

Brianna - A unique female name



  May 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brianna, meaning strong, virtuous and honorable, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1968 on position #2400. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brianna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brianna? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Brianna. The baby girl name Brianna was given to 4,593 baby girls in 2012, ranking #51 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 308 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brianna peaked in popularity 20 years ago in 1999 on position 14.



Famous with this name

Brianna Barnes
Brianna Hildebrand
Brianna Bond


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Brianna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brianna is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #20 - and is the least popular in Hawaii at position #196.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Brianna is where you live.


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Brianna origin and meaning

Brianna is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means strong, virtuous and honorable. To see famous people named Brianna, pop culture references for the name Brianna and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Brianna

We've found the following names that sound similar to Brianna, sorted by popularity.

Briana / Breanna / Brenna / Brianne / Bryanna / Brynn / Breana / Breanne / Bryana / Breonna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201251
201145
201030
200924
200823
200722
200620
200520
200417
200317
200217
200118
200015
199914
199817
199717
199617
199521
199427
199332
199243
199151
199061
198977
198896
1987121
1986154
1985190
1984194
1983243
1982274
1981329
1980338
1979328
1978600
1977709
1976973
19751352
19741780
19732253
19722274
19712690
19702677
19692351
19682400

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida20
New Jersey22
Nevada29
New York29
Texas31
Delaware37
California39
New Mexico40
Vermont45
Arizona50
New Hampshire55
South Carolina56
Connecticut57
Tennessee57
North Carolina58
Oklahoma58
Illinois59
Pennsylvania64
Georgia65
South Dakota67
Massachusetts71
Virginia71
West Virginia80
Kentucky85
Maryland86
Rhode Island86
Nebraska86
Louisiana90
Ohio90
Arkansas93
Colorado96
Michigan96
Washington96
District of Columbia104
Mississippi106
Alabama108
Minnesota110
Wisconsin110
Idaho116
Missouri117
Indiana117
Oregon118
Iowa124
Kansas125
Alaska166
Utah177
Hawaii196

Even more about Brianna


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Brianna a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Brianna?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1999
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Brianna
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 308
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1968
2012 births +4,593

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