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Brianna Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Brianna?

The somewhat popular name Brianna was the 132nd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

This top 250 contender has seen rankings outside of the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #14 in 1999.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 2000 with 12,879 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Brianna was less than 5, most recently in 1962.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Brianna occurred roughly during the years 1965-1971, 1974-1995, and 1997-2000, whereas 2000-2004, and 2006-2017 were years of successive downward movement.

Brianna became more popular as a girls name in 1963.

Where is the name Brianna popularity headed?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at a very low point.

Brianna's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Brianna lately has dropped.

The name Brianna is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Brianna (Girl)Brianna (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 2,235 132 5 12,372
2017 2,511 123 5 12,517
2016 3,088 98 < 5 --
2015 3,469 82 6 10,859
2014 3,608 85 < 5 --
2013 3,905 71 9 8,193
2012 4,636 51 9 8,233
2011 5,181 45 7 9,740
2010 6,277 30 7 9,826
2009 7,352 24 8 9,087
2008 8,259 23 14 6,102
2007 8,851 22 9 8,264
2006 9,366 20 13 6,145
2005 9,362 20 12 6,268
2004 9,802 17 53 2,195
2003 10,584 17 22 3,847
2002 11,519 17 11 6,138
2001 11,774 18 20 3,984
2000 12,879 15 18 4,226
1999 12,414 14 19 3,853
1998 12,047 17 12 5,182
1997 12,007 17 13 4,698
1996 11,925 17 18 3,693
1995 11,880 21 20 3,319
1994 10,516 27 21 3,226
1993 8,774 32 18 3,514
1992 7,297 43 13 4,348
1991 6,561 51 18 3,341
1990 5,678 61 9 5,430
1989 3,995 77 12 4,298
1988 2,962 96 13 3,728
1987 2,287 122 7 5,533
1986 1,815 154 < 5 --
1985 1,420 190 < 5 --
1984 1,355 197 7 5,025
1983 971 243 < 5 --
1982 890 274 < 5 --
1981 730 323 < 5 --
1980 710 341 < 5 --
1979 714 327 < 5 --
1978 298 575 < 5 --
1977 223 698 < 5 --
1976 138 933 < 5 --
1975 78 1,365 < 5 --
1974 43 1,963 < 5 --
1973 36 2,178 < 5 --
1972 32 2,311 < 5 --
1971 45 1,910 < 5 --
1970 31 2,402 < 5 --
1969 19 3,110 < 5 --
1968 15 3,471 < 5 --
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1966 11 3,984 < 5 --
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United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.