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Bryant

What does Bryant mean?

Bryant Pronunciation of Bryant [bryant] as a boys' name is pronounced BRY-ant. It is of English origin. Variant of Brian. Briant (16th century) was an English saint. Talk show host Bryant Gumbel.

Associated with: 16th century, saint.

Variations

Bryant has 1 variant: Briant.

9 more related forms via Brian, Briant: Brain, Briano, Brien, Brion, Bryan, Brye, Bryen, Bryent and Bryon.

Creative forms:
(male) Blyant, Boyant, ..

(female) Bryantra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bryant Rico (B.R.), ..

How popular is Bryant?

Bryant is a very popular first name for men (#409 out of 1220, Top 33%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#120 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bryant reached its apex position of #204 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #624 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bryant name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bryant outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Bryant (#624 in 2015) appearing in the Top 2000 are Brain, Brian (#189 in 2015), Brien, Brion, Bryan (#166) and Bryon. Usage of these forms of Bryant reached its most widespread in the 1970s (adoption of 2.46%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.27%, 89% less), with versions like Brian becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bryant, Brain, Brian, Brien, Brion in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bryan, Bryon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brian outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bryant is alike in pronunciation to Brandt, Brannt, Brant, Brantt, Brendt, Brennt, Brent and Brentt. Other suggested similar names are Ban, Bane, Bank, Barratt, Bart, Bat, Bayne, Bent, Bernt, Bevan, Boban, Bogart, Boyne, Brad, Bradan, Bradd, Brady, Brae, Brahm, Bram, Bramm, Bran, Branch, Brand, Brando, Branko, Brann, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Bravo, Braydan, Bren, Brenan, Brenn, Bret, Brett, Brit, Britt, Brogan, Bron, Brown, Bruin, Bruino (see Bruno), Bruno, Brycen, Bryland, Bryly (see Briley), Bryn, Brynly, Brysen, Brysin, Bunyan, Byran, Byrn, Byrne, Conant, Crizant, Durant, Durrant, Farrant, Ferrant, Flynt, Gerant, Grant, Jerant and Tarrant. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bryant.


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