What does Bryn mean?
Bryn /bryn/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Bryn) is pronounced bren. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Bryn is "hill".
How popular is Bryn?
Bryn is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#64008 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Bryn for girls. Bryn entered the list in 1999 and reached its peak rank of #742 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is currently at #965. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Bryn and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Bryn (#965 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Brianna (#85 in 2014), Brynn (#261), Lynne, Lynn, Linn, Lyn and Lynette. Forms like Linell are uncommon. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3615%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.2111%, 41.6% less), with the forms Lynette, Lyn, Lynn, Lynne and Bryn falling out of style. Brynn (#261) and Brianna (#85) are two of the more chic girl names here. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Bryn▼ is alike in pronunciation to Brann, Brayne, Breen, Brenn, Brinn and Bryann. Other recommended similar baby names are Aryn, Beryn, Brana, Brani, Briny, Bruna, Brya, Bryana▼, Bryna, Bryony and Eryn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bryn.