High, Noble

Brian Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \b-rian\
Number in U.S 👶 1,200,000
Rate in 2021 520
Numerology 🔢 8
Name origin 🌍 English , Irish

Brian Name Meaning

Historical origin and meaning:

It is a name given to the boys and of course, is an Irish one. It is originally coming from the Celtic-Gaelic word “bright” which means “noble and high”. It is a popular name mostly because of the last High King of Ireland “Brian Boru”.  He was a popular and lovely king in defended the country. So, people loved him and this leads to the prominence of the name Brian among Irish people in the 20th century. It started to spread all over English-speaking countries. Nowadays, many different names are popular and mostly used in America like Ryan, Liam, and Braden, but Brian is still a popular name as well. It gained no more popular than it has had in Ireland from ancient times.


More about Brian’s personality:

He is amazing! A man who is full of wealth, abundance, and power. He is the right man you can rely on. Being Brian’s wife is a fortune that is hardly achieved. You, as his parents should be proud of having this son. So, step aside and rely on your son as best as possible, because he is able to do whatever you aim.

He is always the problem-solver. He is able to overcome any problem. No matter big or small. He is powerful enough to get over it as soon as possible. Sometimes he uses his power and sometimes his wisdom. He may use his money in most cases to change the situation in fact.

He is a hard-working person who is always admired by his boss or head. He is very active in doing physical and mental activities and this characteristic will lead him to a great success that everyone else would hope so. He is very diligent in achieving a goal and never gives up on his way!

Not only he is good at achieving his personal goals, but also, he is very good at directing and managing a team to lead to success in any special field. He is able to recognize each individual’s potential to get the best of them out of the team. He is careful about the details while he is monitoring the whole. So, he is the best for group leading. His personality also takes him to the place of being a boss. This is an internal and integrated part of his personality and he does all in his power to achieve so.

Plus, people also admire his personality and sense of management. They see him as a powerful and respectable person who is worth praising. They like his personality in detail as well as being well-dressed, active, persistent, and so on.

Some exact adjectives he might pose are: authoritative, tough, rich, problem-solver, achiever, powerful, and persistent.

His most likely vocations: writer, singer, administrator, builder, company manager, public speaker, leader, social scientist, philosopher

Lucky day: Thursday

Lucky colors: dark colors like gray, blue, dark green, purple and black


How is the name Brian popular?

In 1925, the name Brian has first appeared in the United States prominence charts. After a while and around 1947, it has grown well and placed among the top 100 popular names in the charts. It grew a lot till it reached its peak in the 1970s and became one of the 10 most popular names nationwide.

Some people believe that Brian is a little out of date and it is replaced by some brand-new names like Brandon, Brayden, and Bryson. True or not, many people still love the name Brian and prefer it to the new names showing off themselves in the modern world!

All in all, Brian was repeated and recorded more than a million times in the SSA database. Therefore, it is a famous, well-used name all over the nation.

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3/5/2023 5:56:14 PM

My dad's name is brian. He is 40 years old . He loves the name brian'there are 35,000 people in'the world thet have the name brian it is a great name! : ) I love when he telles me story's at night time. They make me smile.

2/25/2023 6:01:40 PM

I love the name Brian - the love of my life is Brian & hearing his name is music to my ears!

2/19/2023 5:26:04 PM

i love this name. its my name

2/17/2023 12:11:28 AM

My name is Brian and I was born in 1990. A funny story was that in'the 80's, my Army uncle was over'seas somewhere and he bought me a He-Man jacket. They stitched my name on'the chest but spelled it Brain. I didn't realize it until later in life when I found it at my Grandmas house!

2/14/2023 6:56:52 AM

I named my son Brian because both my parents are of pure Irish decent. I have always loved that name. It was a popular name when my son, who is now 33, was growing up, but I defin'tely did n't choose it because of its popularity. My Irish roots run deep in our family.

2/12/2023 3:13:24 AM


2/2/2023 6:20:56 AM

I'meet people all the time with the name Brian, however'sometimes you find those that'spell it with a "y". I find it annoying when people assume I spell it with the Y, hello....its n't RYAN. Regardless, It's a great name and I am very happy my parents chose it. My middle name is James, so as a kid i went by Bee-ggghh. A play on BJ.

1/18/2023 7:15:58 PM

Our Brian was born in 91 and we know no other boys his age or younger with that name.

11/21/2022 1:11:14 AM

i think brian is a cute name for a baby boy.

11/17/2022 6:43:08 PM

I was born Brian and I have never really liked it--I guess It's a good name for some but i've never felt like a Brian (I don't even like saying it).

11/14/2022 11:42:44 PM

I love this name! I has the honor of naming my youngest brother "Brian Luke"

11/12/2022 2:03:38 AM

hey my name is sarah and my boyfriends name is brian ......YAY WOOT WOOT TEEHEE cyaz lata homie g dogz

10/23/2022 5:40:00 AM

I like the name ALOT. But I like it better'spelled as BrYan (Bryan).

9/10/2022 8:13:24 PM

My boyfriend is a Brian, and it just seems like there are so many Brians out there. Two of my girlfriends have Brians for significant othe's...It's very over-used.

9/9/2022 12:43:40 AM

When I was born in 1998, it wasnt a widely used name. 20 years later It'seems that everyone has it!

7/21/2022 1:24:54 AM

My husband's name is Brian. He was born in'the 1982s and his mom thought it was a unique name - however, just about half the guys we know who are our age are named Brian. He hates having the'same name as everyone else.

6/22/2022 9:20:06 AM

It'seems to work for me and sounds pretty darn good when my wife says it...

6/9/2022 2:54:54 AM

it means strong and I give it a strong thumbs up. also, a thumbs down'to anyone who spells it the wrong way (with a Y)!

5/15/2022 6:13:48 PM

Guys that'spell thair names with a Y as in Bryans are n't cool. They are up tight and want to be as cool as they who spell it with an I > Brian, long live and love the Brians

4/26/2022 5:38:42 PM

I don't understand why they say Bryan is the wrong way to spell b r i a n seems weird to me to me and I spelled my son's name Bryan. Middle name first name WillI'm bryan. he's never'seem to have a problem with it. Fan asking the wrong way to spell it is rather an insult. My name is coral like in'the ocean. Thats what i have to say 4 them to get it right.didnt there was a wrong way to spell a name.guess there is n't that many creative people.and he's a firefighter'so its n't a "n't cool" way to spell it.It'seemed ok,back in 1984 when he was born.

3/25/2022 9:43:30 AM

i have a daddy named brian oldest out of the 4 he is the only boy as well

1/24/2022 10:25:48 AM

My name us spelled Bryen. I have never met anyone or met any one that has know if this spelling

12/22/2021 11:52:12 AM

Well i love the name Quentin im actually gonna name my first son that when i decide to have kids so who really cares if other people can't say it or anything like that i love it and anyone else with that name'should love their name as well

12/19/2021 9:45:18 AM

I love the fact that my name is sometimes (often actually) spelled Brain. I was born in 1983, at the peak of the name's popularity. I remember at least three kids in every class sharing my name. They were ner's, and I guess so was I. We were all three always the'smartest in'the class.

12/10/2021 10:43:48 AM

Named Brian, born in 1987. There were 5 Brians in my kindergarten class. Everyone I'meet shortens it to just B (like Bee) on'their own, It's always been'this way. I get a lot of ?what's up B?? Type phrases. Seems to be common with this name for some reason.

10/4/2021 4:40:12 AM

My boyfriend's name is Brian and my friend's name is Bryan. Both have such a strong personality. It's hard not to like them the moment you meet them.

10/3/2021 8:26:06 PM

I once knew a guy named brian. He committed suicide and we used to call it "bruicide"

9/25/2021 4:43:48 AM

I'm biased because I use a secondary name more often. There are too many people with my name. It is con'tantly mispelled. and yes i use Brian. But I get Bryan, Brain, and now a new one Brayan. n't sure if It's purely the name or if people are getting dumber.

9/13/2021 2:34:12 PM

Has been my name for 38 years and very proud of it. The "Y or I" will always come up; Brain will be an auto correct or Heck, even I'misspelled it, at least its a smart mistake! Either way, you can't go wrong with a name meaning Strong. Everything the meaning says is true about me. Very safe name and will last well past the trendy names. I hope I can do for my son what my parents did for me!

8/24/2021 9:30:54 PM

My husbands name is Brian & I guess he likes it.He was also born in'the 70's (1988 to be exact) I like it, It's kind of a macho but careing guy name.

7/17/2021 12:06:36 PM

I love this name! Actually It's my father's name and I find it really classy and important. However'sometimes they mispell it as "Brain" on some of his pacage deliveries. He gets a kick out of it though!

7/16/2021 11:24:18 AM

Ever'since I saw The Life Of Brian I know I was born "Next To Godliness" That is spelt BRIAN n't BWian . o.k.


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Brian?
The origin of the name Brian is English , Irish.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Brian?
High, Noble
*️⃣ How many people are named Brian?
Almost 1200000 people are named Brian.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Brian?
The names of Bryson, Brycen, Brysen, Briton, Brayson