Given Name BRIANA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: bree-AN-ə, bree-AHN-ə, brie-AN-ə  [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of BRIAN. This name was used by Edmund Spenser in 'The Faerie Queene' (1590). The name was not commonly used until the 1970s, when it rapidly became popular in the United States.

Categories

actresses, literature, trendy
MASCULINE FORMS: Brian, Brion, Bryan, Bryon
USER SUBMISSION: Bríana
Entry updated December 3, 2014