• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: High, Noble

What is the meaning of the name Brian?

The name Brian is primarily a male name of Irish origin that means High, Noble.

Meaning not clear, but possibly related to the old Irish word BRE meaning "Hill" and by extension "High/Exalted" for a person. Brian Dennehy, actor. Brian De Palma, movie director. Brian Cox, actor.

People who like the name Brian also like:

Benjamin, Ethan, Matthew, Liam, Andrew, Jacob, Aiden, Emma, Grace, Elizabeth, Charlotte, Audrey, Abigail, Isabella

Names like Brian:

Byron, Bryony, Brynn, Bryanne, Bryan, Bruno, Bronwen, Brone, Bron, Brina, Brianne, Brianna, Briana, Brennan, Brenna, Breanna, Bran, Braima, Berny, Bernie, Berne, Bern, Barny, Barney, Bairn, Bruna, Baron, Burian, Bronwyn, Breena

Stats for the Name Brian

checkmark Brian is currently #97 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Brian is currently #290 in U.S. births

Songs about Brian

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Brian & Vince Experience (The Rap) - Suburban Legends
Brian Hennessey written - Shel Silverstein, performed
Brian Song (Monty Python) - Michael Palin, Andre Jacquemin and Dave Howman
Brian Wilson - Barenaked Ladies
Brian Wilson Said - Tears for Fears
What Would Brian Boitano Do? - Trey Parker and Matt Stone