Bryn Name Meaning & Origin

Bryn

Pronunciation: BRIN (key)

Origin of the name Bryn:

Bryn Borrowed from the Welsh, Bryn is derived from bryn (hill). It is used as a masculine name in Wales. Var: Brin, Brinn, Brynn.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Brin, Brynn

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Nicknames for Bryn

Bryny, Brynie, Brynnie, B

This one is kinda strange because several different people in my life who don't know each other have called me "Bryny-Bop"

Meanings and history of the name Bryn

In Wales it's considered a very masculine common male's name (like Americans would think about the names John, Henry, or Mark). It's Welsh for "hill".

Famous real-life people named Bryn

Bryn Mawr, college
Bryn Hoppy (b. 2010), daughter of American television personality, author, and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel

Bryn in song, story & screen

Bryn Myrddin, the wizard Merlin's home from Arthurian legend (Welsh translation: Merlin's Hill)
Vampire Weekend - "Bryn"

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