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Gender: Male Origin of Briggs: English variation of Bridges Briggs's Popularity in 2017: #615

The name Briggs is a boy's name of English origin. Briggs is ranked #615 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Small Generation CAF with Occupations".

From the experts:

Having only entered the US Top 1000 in 2012, Briggs is yet another ends-in-s surname name for boys currently on the rise, along the lines of Brooks and Hayes.

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Famous People Named Briggs

(Adam) Briggs, Australian rapper
Briggs Swift Cunningham II, American entrepreneur, sailor and racing driver

Pop Culture References for the name Briggs

'Carter and Briggs', TV show on 'Regular Show'
Myers Briggs Personality Test, Questionnaire


PFrau Says:


Me, too! And Bobby Briggs, his son.

danirose01 Says:


Makes me think of Major Garland Briggs, an awesome character from Twin Peaks

northern Says:


...So like the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator?

SweetPraline Says:


My sister in law just had a baby boy and named him Briggs. It's a huge hit with our family, and we adore his name. I think it's unique but definitely useable. Cute for a baby boy, but strong enough to not sound too boyish on a grown man.