Briand Family History
Briand Name Meaning
Breton (rarely Le Briand): from Old Breton brient ‘privilege prerogative’ (a derivative of bri ‘dignity consideration’) used as a medieval personal name and as a nickname (possibly for a pretentious individual). Compare Briant Brien Breen Brillant and Pontbriand .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022