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Brisa comes from two distinct cultures. In Spanish, it is a variation of the word for “breeze,” “brisa.” In Greece, Brisa comes from Briseis, an essential character in Greek mythology. In America, Brisa is a top 3,600 option.

Meaning of the name Brisa:

Spanish: breeze
Greek: unknown

Origin of the name Brisa:

The baby name Brisa comes from the Spanish word “brisa.” It is also the shortened form of Briseida, a variant of Briseis. Briseis is a patriarchal name in Greek culture and the title of the daughter of Briseus. She was a prisoner of Achilles during the Trojan War. Brisa became popular in Spanish cultures in the late twentieth century because of a character from “Por Tu Amor.”

Symbolism of the name Brisa:

The baby name Brisa comes from the Spanish word “brisa.” “Brisa” translates directly to “breeze.” Brisa also dates back to the ancient Greek name Briseis. Briseis was an essential character in Trojan legend, but the title has an “unknown” meaning.

Style of the name Brisa:

Traditional

Gender of the name Brisa:

Brisa is a formal name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Brisa:

BREE-sah

Number of syllables in the name Brisa:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Brisa:

Brisa is an international-sounding and extroverted baby name. It is upbeat and extroverted.

Alternative spellings for the name Brisa:

  • Brissa
  • Briza 
  • Brisah
  • Brissah
  • Brizah

Nicknames for the name Brisa:

  • Bri
  • Brie 
  • Risa
  • Iza
  • Bris
  • Ris

Popularity of the name Brisa:

Brisa was first a top 1,000 baby name in America in 2000 at rank 482. It stayed on the top 1,000 list until 2012 when it was number 913. Brisa ranked highest in 2020 at rank 464. As of 2021, Brisa is a top 3,600 option at number 3,507.

Related names for the name Brisa:

Great middle names for Brisa and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Brisa:

  • Brisa Roche (singer, songwriter)

Brisas in popular culture:

  • Brisa de Zambrano (character from “Por Tu Amor”)