Brian

Gender: Male
Origin: Irish
Meaning: High, Noble

What is the meaning of the name Brian?

The name Brian means "High, Noble"

What is the origin of the name Brian?

The origin of the name Brian is Irish.

Other info about Brian:

Meaning not clear, but possibly related to the old Irish word BRE meaning "Hill" and by extension "High/Exalted" for a person. Brian Dennehy, actor. Brian De Palma, movie director. Brian Cox, actor.

People who like the name Brian also like:

Benjamin, Liam, Ethan, Nathan, Andrew, Joshua, Adam, Emma, Charlotte, Amelia, Bridget, Audrey, Fiona, Olivia

Names that sound like Brian:

Byron, Bryony, Brynn, Bryanne, Bryan, Bruno, Bronwen, Brone, Bron, Brina, Brianne, Brianna, Briana, Brennan, Brenna, Breanna, Bran, Braima, Berny, Bernie, Berne, Bern, Barny, Barney, Bairn, Bruna, Baron, Burian, Bronwyn, Breena

Stats for the Name Brian

checkmark Brian is currently #97 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Brian is currently #270 in U.S. births

Songs about Brian

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Brian & Vince Experience (The Rap) - Suburban Legends
 
Brian Hennessey written - Shel Silverstein, performed
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Brian Song (Monty Python) - Michael Palin, Andre Jacquemin and Dave Howman
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Brian Wilson - Barenaked Ladies
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Brian Wilson Said - Tears for Fears
 
What Would Brian Boitano Do? - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
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