Baby Name Games

Brianna February 12, 2007

Filed under: Girls B,Top 100 List — namegames @ 6:32 pm

United States Top 100       Girls


  • The name Brianna was ranked 20 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
  • Brianna is a definite “fad” name. It appeared on the charts in 1976 at 932. It jumped rapidly in popularity and broke into the top 100 at 96 in 1988. It reached an alltime high of 14 in 1999, and it now appears to be on its way out of popularity.

Reasons for Popularity

  • Adding “Bri” to the classic Anna gives the name a modern feel.
  • Nickname possibilities include the trendy Bri and the classic Ann, Anna or Annie.


  • Brianna is a feminine form of Brian

Alternate Spellings


Is your name Brianna or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.


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