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Brianna Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Brianna is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Brianna is "strong, honorable".  

It is also of Celtic and origin, where its meaning is "".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 85  in baby name popularity for girls with 3582 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Brianna Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Brianna has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Brianna to other names.


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Brianna is a form of the name Brian.

Brianna is a variant spelling of Briana.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Brianna in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Brianna.

Just for fun, see the name Brianna in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.