Briggs

Briggs - A very unique male name



  Apr 23,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Briggs appeared on the charts for the first time in 1999 on position #2794. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Briggs and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Briggs? 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 Briggs. The baby boy name Briggs was given to 156 baby boys in 2012, ranking #963 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 10,520 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Briggs peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2012 on position 963.



Famous with this name

Robert Briggs
Ryan Briggs
Matt Briggs


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Briggs is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Briggs is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #173 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,262.

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 Briggs is where you live.


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Briggs origin and meaning

Briggs is a 6 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Briggs, pop culture references for the name Briggs and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Briggs

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

Bruce / Bryce / Brock / Brooks / Brice / Boris / Brook / Baruch / Broc / Boruch /

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
2012963
20111082
20101228
20091268
20081570
20072092
20062539
20053149
20033205
20003398
19992794

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota173
Utah221
North Dakota246
Nebraska318
Minnesota464
Iowa504
Kansas519
Louisiana739
Ohio804
Colorado806
Arizona818
Indiana824
Texas844
Tennessee883
Illinois889
Washington938
Michigan1035
California2262

Even more about Briggs


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 Briggs a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Briggs?

1 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
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Briggs
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 10,520
Letter count 6
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1999
2012 births +156

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