What does Bryn mean?
Bryn [bryn] as a boys' name (also used more regularly as girls' name Bryn) is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Bryn is "hill". From Bryn Mawr, the source of Brynmor, a Welsh place name meaning "big hill". Modern name. See also Brynn.
Bryn has 1 feminine form: Brynn.Creative forms:
(male) Baryn, Buryn, ..
(female) Bryni, Brynie, .. Middle name pairings:
Bryn Bernardo (B.B.), ..
How popular is Bryn?
Bryn is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#64008 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Bryn for boys. Bryn entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #1755 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Bryn is alike in pronunciation to Brain, Bran, Brann, Bren, Brenn, Brian▼, Brien, Brion, Bron, Brown, Bruin, Bryan▼, Bryen and Bryon▼. Other recommended names are Aaryn, Aeryn, Alyn, Amyn, Arlyn, Arvyn, Arwyn, Bain, Ban, Baron, Bay, Bayne, Bern, Berwyn, Biren, Biron, Bly, Born, Borys, Boyd▼, Boyn, Boyne, Brad▼, Brae, Bram, Brand, Bray, Brent▼, Brenyn, Bret▼, Brit, Brok, Bruno, Bryant▼, Bryce▲, Brycen▲, Brye, Bryent, Bryly (see Briley), Bryse, Brysen▲, Bryson▲, Burn, Byran, Byren, Byrn, Byron▼, Daryn, Deyn, Edyn, Efryn, Ervyn, Evyn, Flyn, Glyn, Gwyn, Irvyn, Jaryn, Loryn, Teryn and Wyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bryn.See names in meaning and etymology.