US Popularity:580
Meaning:High; Noble; Hill
Bryan is a boy’s name of Irish origin. The original spelling, Brian, gets its meaning from the Irish word brigonos, meaning “high” and “noble,” and bre meaning "hill." Most notably born by Brian Boru, the last high king of Ireland in the 11th century, this name can inspire baby to find their inner might and use it for good. While Brian remains the more popular spelling in Ireland, Bryan has taken off overseas and is certainly the go-to spelling in the US. For those wishing to honor their Irish heritage or simply wanting to instill strength and leadership in their little one, Bryan might just be the perfect name.

Famous People Named Bryan

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Bryan Adams
  • Bryan Bickell
    Hockey Player
  • Bryan Cranston
    TV Actor
  • Luke Bryan

Bryan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Bryan is currently #419 on The Bump
Boy:Bryan is currently #111 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Bryan is currently #580 in U.S. births
Boy:Bryan is currently #197 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 30
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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