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Bryan Meaning


What does Bryan mean?

The name Bryan is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Bryan is "strong, honorable".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "force, strength".

Bryan is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Bryan.

The Given Name Bryan

Bryan is a variant of Brian. See Brian for further details.

Bryan is good for parents who want a name that is sophisticated and attractive.

A stylish name, Bryan possesses great character.

Bryan remains a favorite due to its sophisticated and classic nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Bryan Adams, Bryan Batt, and Bryan Brown.

Bryan Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 232 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,633 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 210 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,835 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Bryan Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bryan has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bryan to other names.

Bryan Related Names

Bryan is a variant of Brian.

Famous Bryans

  • Bryan Adams ~ Rock Musician
  • Bryan Batt ~ Actor
  • Bryan Brown ~ Actor
  • Bryan Cranston ~ Actor
  • Bryan Dattilo ~ Actor
  • Bryan Hextall ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Bryan Roy ~ Soccer Player
  • Bryan Trottier ~ Ice Hockey Player

Bryan Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Bryan.

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Bryan Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bryan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Bryan.

Just for fun, see the name Bryan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bryan in Nautical Flags page.