Brian: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Brian | Boys
Origin of the name Brian:
Irish name of uncertain etymology. It is generally thought to be of Celtic origin, but its meaning is disputed. Some believe it to be derived from the root bri (force, strength), brîgh (valor, strength), or bruaich (a hill, steep, high). The name was introduced to different parts of England in the Middle Ages by Scandinavians from Ireland and by Bretons from Brittany. Var: Brien, Bryan. Short: Bri.
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Gaelic for Strong One
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Brian Littrell - Backstreet Boys
Brian McFadden - Irish singer
Brian Haner, Jr. "Synyster Gates", lead guitarist of Avenged Sevenfold
Brian Haner, American musician and comedian
Brian Wilson, American singer/songwriter, leader of the Beach Boys
Brian Dennehy, American Actor
Brian Jordan, Retired NFL/MLB player
Brian Logan Dales, singer for The Summer Set dreams of being a horse
Brian Kenny, ESPN sportscaster
Brian Mulroney, former Prime Minister of Canada (1984-1993)
Brian Regan, Stand-Up Comedian
Brian Austin Green, Actor
Brian Schmidt, Australian Astronomer and Nobel laureate in Physics.
Brian McCann, MLB catcher for the Atlanta Braves.
Brian McKnight, Singer-Songwriter
Brian Banks, Retired MLB player
Brian Johnson, Contemporary Worship Leader
Brian Orakpo, American football linebacker for the Washington Redskins
Brian Urlacher, Current NFL player
Brian "Lou" Cotton, guitarist for the band We Came As Romans
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The Life of Brian, Monty Python movie
Brian Griffin, the talking dog on the animated TV series Family Guy
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Global Popularity of the Name Brian
- #52 in Ireland
- #87 in United States
- #169 in Canada (Alberta)
- #182 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #198 in Scotland
- #279 in Norway
- #301 in Canada (Quebec)