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What does Brye mean?

Brye Pronunciation of Brye [brye] as a boys' name. Brye means "high, noble". Brye is an alternate form of Brian (Celtic, Irish, Gaelic): could also mean "strength".

Associated with: high (great), noble.


Brye has 1 variant: Bri.

8 more relations via Brian: Brain, Brien, Brion, Bryan, Bryant, Bryen, Bryent and Bryon.

Creative forms:
(male) Barye, Boye, ..

(female) Brel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brye Sire (B.S.), ..

How popular is Brye?

Brye is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#45651 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Brye (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000 are Bryan (#166 a year ago), Brian (#189), Bryant (#624), Bryon, Brion, Brien and Brain. These forms of Brye were favored as birth names 45 years ago (adoption of 2.46%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.27%, 89%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Brye is alike in pronunciation to Brae and Bray. Other suggested similar names are Arye, Bake, Bale, Bane, Barde, Bay, Bayne, Bede, Berke, Berle, Berne, Bly, Boe, Borne, Borys, Boyce, Boyd, Boyde, Boyn, Boyne, Brad, Bram, Bran, Breed, Bren, Bret, Brice, Brik, Brit, Broc, Brod, Brok, Bron, Brose, Bruce, Bryce, Brycen, Brylee, Bryley (see Briley), Bryly (see Briley), Bryn, Bryse, Brysen, Burke, Burle, Burne, Byrne, Coye, Daye, Faye, Frye, Graye, Jaye, Kaye, Keye, Kye, Nye, Raye, Rye, Skye, Traye, Troye, Tye and Wye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brye.

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