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The baby boy name Bryan is of Irish origin. Bryan meaning, Bryan popularity, Bryan hieroglyphics, Bryan numerology, and other interesting facts.

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.

In the U.S. in 2012, it ranked 121 in popular baby names for boys with 3064 occurrences.  It ranked 10496 in popular baby names for girls with 10 occurrences. 

View the Bryan 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 is a variant spelling of Brian.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Bryan Adams, Bryan McCabe.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bryan in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Bryan Numerology page.

Bryan Numerology
Bryan in Hieroglyhics
Bryan in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.

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