Gender Feminine
Usage English

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Brian. It appears in Edmund Spenser's epic poem The Faerie Queene (1590). The name was not commonly used until the 1970s, when it rapidly became popular in the United States.

Related Names

DiminutivesBree, Bria, Brie
Masculine FormsBrian, Brion, Bryan, Bryon
User SubmissionBríana


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Entry updated June 9, 2023