Gender: Male Origin of Briggs: English variation of Bridges Briggs's Popularity in 2018: #641

Briggs Origin and Meaning

The name Briggs is a boy's name of English origin.

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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Rank in US: #641

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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.