What does Bryon mean?
Bryon /bry-on/ [1 syll.] 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. Variants like O'Brien are seldom used. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5872%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.3505%, ▼40.3%), with the versions Brain, Bryant and Bryon becoming less trendy. Brian (#168) and Bryan (#148) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here. (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, Bryson▲, Byrn, Byron▼ and Oryon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bryon.