The baby name Breanna was created in America as a variation of Brianna. This latter option comes from the boy's name Brian. Though once a top 100 option, this spelling variant no longer ranks on the top 1,000 list in America.
Meaning and Origin of the name Breanna:
Breanna is an American girl's name of Irish origin meaning “noble.”
Breanna comes from the original spelling, Brianna. Neither of the names, however, were really used until the late twenty-first century. They are actually the feminine version of the baby name Brian, which comes from the Celtic word brígh, (meaning “noble”) or brixs (meaning “high”).
Symbolism of the name Breanna:
Breanna means “noble” and, thus, has the feeling of elevated status, strength, and virtuousness, and gentleness.
Nicknames for the name Breanna:
Breanna is a beautiful name with cute nicknames. Some of the nicknames for Breanna are more unique than others because they don't sound like they are derived from the name. Look over the list below to find the perfect nickname for your baby girl.
Style of the name Breanna:
Gender of the name Breanna:
Breanna is a name full of personality for baby girls.
Pronunciation of the name Breanna:
Number of syllables in the name Breanna:
Emotion evoked from the name Breanna:
Breanna is a very spunky and outgoing name. It is kind, young, and free-spirited.
Alternative spellings for the name Breanna:
Popularity of the name Breanna:
Breanna has only been a top 1,000 name in America since the late twenty-first century, entering the list in 1979 at rank 804. The name moved to the top 100 list in 1992, remaining there until 2001. As of 2020, it is no longer on the top 1,000 list, with its last year being 2017 at rank 929.
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Great middle names for Breanna and their meanings:
- Jolene (pretty)
- Kathleen (pure)
- Elaine (sun ray, shining light)
- Paige (helper)
- Katherine (pure)
- Christine (follower of Christ)
- Noelle (Christmas)
Famous people with the name Breanna
- Breanna Stewart (WNBA player)
- Breanna Yde (actress, “School of Rock”)
- Breanna Conrad (reality TV star, “Laguna Beach”)
- Breanna Leslie (track athlete)
- Breanna Koenen (soccer player)
Breannas in popular culture:
- Breanna Barnes (character from “One on One”)
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