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Brielle began as a nickname for the name Gabrielle in traditional French culture. Though still at times used as a nickname for this longer name, it is now a first name on its own too. The name, in the past three decades especially, has become one of the most popular for girls.

Meaning of the name Brielle:

French: God is my strength, hunting grounds
Hebrew: heroine of God

Origin of the name Brielle:

The name Brielle feels modern, but it was actually created during ancient times. The name began as a shortened version and a nickname for the traditionally French name, Gabrielle. It has now spread so much, however, that it is a first name on its own.

Symbolism of the name Brielle:

The meaning of the name Brielle is the same as the meaning of the name Gabrielle. Despite the fact that the name is now used on its own, it still holds to the traditions that it started as a nickname and shortened name for Gabrielle.

Baby name: Brielle

Style of the name Brielle:

The style of the name Brielle is traditional though it began as a nickname.

Gender of the name Brielle:

The baby name Brielle is for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Brielle:

bree-EHL

Number of syllables in the name Brielle:

There are two syllables in the baby name Brielle.

Emotion evoked from the name Brielle:

The baby name Brielle feels fun, easy-going, and carefree. It has a feminine touch to it as well which gives it some flirtatiousness.

Alternative spellings for the name Brielle:

  • Briele
  • Briell
  • Bryel
  • Bryelle

Nicknames for the name Brielle:

Popularity of the name Brielle:

The baby name Brielle has only been on the Social Security Popularity Index since 1991 when it entered at number 943. The name entered the top 200 list in 2010 at number 191. In 2018, it reached the top 100 list for the first time at number 99. In 2020, the name is ranked at number 99 again.

Related names for the name Brielle:

Great middle names for Brielle and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Brielle:

  • Brielle Edborg (American songwriter)
  • Brielle Davis (pop singer)
  • Brielle von Hugel (pop singer)
  • Brielle Biermann (reality television star, “Don't Be Tardy”)

Brielles in popular culture:

  • Princess Brielle Strasberg of Exton (main character in “Undeniable Crush”)
  • “Brielle” (title of song by Adam Young)