Gender: Female Meaning of Brianna: "strong, virtuous and honorable" Origin of Brianna: Feminine variation of Brian Brianna's Popularity in 2019: #147

Brianna Origin and Meaning

The name Brianna is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "strong, virtuous and honorable".

Many different versions of Brianna are in the Top 1000 -- a sure sign that, though pretty, Brianna's gotten more and more difficult to make distinctive. This is the most popular spelling. It entered the US list in 1976, rose to the Top 100 in 1988, then got as high as Number 14 in 1999. Country singer Trace Adkins called his daughter Brianna. Though it sounds like it might be a modern invention, the name actually appeared as far back as the sixteenth century in Edmund Spenser's poem The Faerie Queen.

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Rank in US: #147

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ariel44 Says:


Brianna is such a pretty name and one of my distant cousins is named Brianna and she is very caring,smart and sweet.

Brianna8829 Says:


My name is also Brianna I love the meaning of my name and the origin reminds me of rolling hills in Ireland.

Bri2750 Says:


My name is Brianna. I love the meaning of my name and it suits me really well. Everyone calls me Bri/Bree which I think is a sweet nickname that is great for a teenager and adult :)

Brianna Says:


Thankyou! Amber is a beautiful name

eveyalecia Says:


Brianna is very pretty, but I know so many people with variations of this name that it has unfortunately lost its distinctiveness for me.

CatherineAnn Says:


Love this name! Especially paired with the middle name Renee

Amber Says:


Brianna is a very beautiful name! When I hear the name it makes me think of a beautiful young girl/lady that is intelligent, flawless, graceful, and is a very compassionate person.

Guest Says:


I like this spelling but I'd hate for people to keep saying breANNa