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Bryn (boy)

What does Bryn mean?

Bryn Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: hill (mountain), big (great), modern.

Variations

1 feminine form: Brynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Baryn, Buryn, ..

(female) Bryni, Brynie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bryn Yoel (B.Y.), ..

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)

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)

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

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

Similar Names

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.

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