What does Bryon mean?
Bryon /bry-on/ as a name for boys. Bryon's root is English, and the meaning of Bryon is "high, noble". Bryon is a variant form, with the suffix -yon, of Brian (Celtic, Irish, Gaelic): could also mean "strength". Bryon is also a variation of Bryan (English).
How popular is Bryon?
Bryon is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#617 out of 1220, Top 51%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#54522 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Bryon for boys. Bryon was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #420 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Bryon and corresponding names. Brain, Brian (#168 a year ago), Brien, Bryan (#148) and Bryant (#581) are the prominent varying forms of Bryon. Other variants, like Bryen, are seldom used. These forms of Bryon reached the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.587%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.351%, ▼40%). Bryan has generally been preferred by parents, though Brian has become popular as well over time, while Brain, Bryant and Bryon are no longer trendy. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Bryon▼ is alike in pronunciation to Bran, Brann, Bren, Brenn, Bron, Brown▼, Bruin and Bryn. Other recommended similar baby names are Aryon, Baron, Barron, Beyron, Biron, Brod, Bryson▲, Byrn, Byron▼ and Oryon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bryon.