Other Origin(s):American, Irish
Meaning:Descendent of Brolach; From Brilley
Briley, who first rocked the US name charts in 2006, has made its mark as a modern American name, typically for girls. However, Briley’s roots don’t stop there. While Briley is likely a contemporary coinage of the sweet-sounding Br- prefix with Riley, this lyrical name may derive from English and Irish origins. Briley could be the anglicized form of the Irish surname “Ó Brolaigh,” meaning “descendant of Brolach.” Briley is also a rare English surname, stemming from the place name Brilley in Herefordshire. Whether you desire a fresh title hot out of the oven or something that digs deeper through history, Briley offers a vibrant and cheerful title for your little sunbeam.
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