Briana - Meaning of Briana
[ 3 syll. bria-na, br-i-ana ] The baby girl name Briana is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced BRiy-AA-Naa- or BRiy-AE-N-aa- †. Briana has its origins in the Celtic language. It is used largely in English and Irish.
Briana is a form of the English Abrianna.
Briana is also a spelling variant of the English and Irish Brianna.
Briana is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name increased in popularity from the 1970s up to the 1990s. At the peak of its usage in 1994, 0.257% of baby girls were named Briana. It was #68 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then. In 2018, it ranked at #541 with a usage of only 0.031%. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Briana, Brianna was the most regularly used. It was 4 times more regularly used than Briana in 2018. Briana has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Briana include Breana, Breanna, Brionna, Bayarmaa, Breonna, Brianna, Brianni, Brione, Brioni, Briony, Bronia, Bryana, Bryanee, Bryani, Bryanna, Bryoni, Bryonie, Bryony, Virginia, and Baran.
† Pronunciation for Briana: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)"