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What does Bryant mean?

Bryant Pronunciation of Bryant as a boys' name is pronounced BRY-ant. It is of English origin. Variant of Brian. Briant (16th century) was an English saint. Talk show host Bryant Gumbel.


ASSOCIATED WITH 16th century, saint



RELATED FORMS VIA BRIAN, BRIANT Brain, Briano, Brien, Brion, Bryan, Brye, Bryen, Bryent, Bryon



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How popular is Bryant?

Bryant is a very popular first name for men (#409 out of 1220, Top 33%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#120 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Bryant reached its apex position of #204 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #684 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Bryant (#684 IN 2018) appearing in the Top 2000 are Brain, Brian (#235), Brien, Brion, Bryan (#232) and Bryon. Usage of these forms of Bryant reached its most widespread in the 1970s (ADOPTION OF 2.46%) and is now significantly lower (ADOPTION 0.2%, 92% LESS), with versions like Brian becoming less fashionable.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Bryant is alike in pronunciation to Brandt, Brannt, Brant, Brantt, Brendt, Brennt, Brent, Brentt and Bryent. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ban, Bane, Bank, Barratt, Bart, Bat, Bernt, Bevan, Boban, Bogart, Boyn, Boyne, Bradan, Bradd, Brady, Brae, Brahm, Bram, Bran, Branch, Brand, Brando, Branko, Branly, Brann, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Bray, Braydan, Brenan, Brenn, Bret, Brett, Briano, Brion, Brit, Britt, Brogan, Bron, Brown, Bruno, Bryan, Brycen, Brye, Bryen, Bryland, Bryn, Brynly, Bryon, Bryse, Brysin, Bryson, Burbank, Byran, Byrn, Byrne, Crizant, Durant, Durrant, Farrant, Ferrant, Flynt, Grant, Jerant and Tarrant. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bryant.