Bryan (given name)

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Gender Male
Language(s) Celtic
Meaning "High"
Other names
Variant form(s) Brian

Bryan is a masculine given name. It is a variant spelling of the masculine given name Brian.

Origin and meaning[edit]

The given name Brian is a variant of the given name Bryan. This name is thought to be derived from an Old Celtic language word meaning "high", or "noble".

Early examples of the name are found among both the Breton people as Bryan, and among the Irish as as Brian.


United States[edit]

In 2009, the names Brandon and Bryan were ranked as the 15th most common names for male twins, according to Social Security number applications for births.[1]

People with the name[edit]

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