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What does Brynnan mean?

Brynnan Pronunciation of Brynnan [bryn-nan] as a girls' name is of Welsh derivation, and the meaning of the name Brynnan is "high, noble, exalted; hill". Brynnan is a version of Brianna (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic): May also possibly mean "strong". Brynnan is also a variation of Bryn (Welsh): from Bryn Mawr.

Associated with: high (great), noble, exalted, hill (mountain).


Brynnan has 1 variant: Briannon.

20 more different relations via Brianna, Bryn: Brana, Breanna, Breena, Brenne, Briana, Briann, Briannah, Brienna, Brina, Brinn, Brinna, Bryana, Bryann, Bryanna, Bryanne, Bryauna, Bryna, Brynn, Brynna and Brynne.

Creative forms:
(female) Barnan, Branan, ..

(male) Brynian, Brynwin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brynnan Jacqueline (B.J.), ..

How popular is Brynnan?

Brynnan is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Brynnan is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Brynnan (outside Top 2000) are Brianna (#82 in recent rankings), Brynn (#259), Briana (#416), Breanna (#669), Bryanna (#783), Bryn (#1177), Brynna, Brynne, Bryana, Briann and Brienna. These forms of Brynnan were favored as baby names 2 decades ago (usage of 1.7%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.4%, 75.3%), with forms such as Breanna becoming somewhat outmoded. Brynn is the most trendy name for newborns among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Breanna, Briana, Briann, Brianna, Brienna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bryana, Bryanna, Bryn, Brynn, Brynna, Brynne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Breanna, Brianna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Brynnan is alike in pronunciation to Branwen, Brennan, Brenyn, Bronwen, Bronwin and Bronwyn. Other suggested similar names are Bonnin, Branca, Branda, Brandin, Brandyn, Branka, Brann, Brannde (see Brandy), Branndi, Breana, Breann, Breean, Breehan, Breina, Brenda, Brendah, Brenn, Brenna, Brennah, Brennda (see Brenda), Brenndah (see Brenda), Breona, Breonna, Brinda, Briona, Brionna, Brittan, Brogan, Bronia, Bronnie, Bronny, Bronya, Bruna, Brya, Bryar, Brynda, Brynlee, Bryonie, Bryonna, Bryony, Bryssa, Brytnea (see Brittany), Brytni, Bryton, Bryttani (see Brittany), Bryttany (see Brittany), Byna, Shannan and Trystan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brynnan.

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