• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: High, Noble

What is the meaning of the name Brian?

The name Brian is primarily a male name of Irish origin that means High, Noble.

Meaning not clear, but possibly related to the old Irish word BRE meaning "Hill" and by extension "High/Exalted" for a person. Famous Brians include Brian Dennehy, actor; Brian De Palma, movie director; Brian Cox, actor; and Brian the Dog from the television series Family Guy.

People who like the name Brian also like:

Liam, Matthew, Aiden, Andrew, Jacob, Benjamin, Ethan, Elizabeth, Emma, Charlotte, Grace, Audrey, Abigail, Isabella

Names like Brian:

Bernie, Brunonia, Byrne, Bryanne, Berwyn, Barney, Brayne, Baruna, Brayan, Bronwyn, Burim, Burn, Bron, Bronya, Breanna, Bayram, Borna, Brynn, Burian, Bryan, Bayarmaa, Bronia, Briana, Bruna, Bram, Brennan, Breonna, Bruin, Bahram, Breahna

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Legend Brian Samuels - son of Safaree Samuels and Erica Mena , born 2021

Stats for the Name Brian

checkmark Brian is currently #97 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Brian is currently #317 in U.S. births

Songs about Brian

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