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Gender: Female Meaning of Briana: "strong, virtuous, honorable" Origin of Briana: Feminine variation of Brian Briana's Popularity in 2017: #463

The name Briana is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "strong, virtuous, honorable". Briana is ranked #463 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset makeover game! B/G pairs".

From the experts:

Spelled this way, Briana was coined by Edmund Spenser for his great literary work, The Faerie Queene, which gives the now-overexposed name a far classier pedigree than it's usually credited with. But spelling variations Breana, Breanna and onward are popular too, though feel more invented -- probably because they are.

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Briana Wirtz (b. 2002), daughter of skater Kristy Sargeant and Kris Wirtz

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