What does Bryn mean?
Bryn \b-ryn, br-yn\ 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, mount". Place name used as a Christian name in the 20th century. Perhaps associated with names such as Lynn.
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. 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%, down 41.6%), 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.