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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 is often added to user-created lists like Cool Skater Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

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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 the 'Regular Show' (show within a show)
Myers Briggs personality testing
A brig is a United States military prison aboard a United States Navy or Coast Guard vessel, or at an American naval or Marine Corps base. The term derives from the Navy's historical use of twin-mast sailing ships—or brigs—as prison ships.