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 of the name Breanna:

American: noble

Origin of the name Breanna:

Breanna comes from the original spelling, Brianna. Neither of the names, however, were really used until the late twenty-first century. They actually come as the feminine version of the baby name Brian.

Symbolism of the name Breanna:

Since Breanna is a feminine option of the baby name Brian, it would have the same meaning. That meaning of both of these names then is “noble.” Brian itself actually comes from the Celtic word “bre” which means “hill,” therefore meaning “noble” or “high.”

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Gender of the name Breanna:

Breanna is a name full of personality for baby girls.

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Emotion evoked from the name Breanna:

Breanna is a very spunky and outgoing name. It is kind, young, and free-spirited.

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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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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”)