Brien name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 11th, 2023
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Celtic
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Brien b-rien
Meaning: Honorable, Strength, High, Noble, Virtuous, Hill, Brave, Esteem, Consideration and The Blessed One
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What does Brien mean?

Preeminent Brien prevalently is used in English is a gender-neutral name is rooted from Celtic. Brien is variation of pleasing Brian. Brian is resultant of Briac. Brian's meaning is Hill, The Blessed One and Brave is rooted from Celtic.

How do I pronounce Brien?

The two syllabled name Brien is pronounced, b-rien.

Variants of Brien

Brian, Brain, Bryan, Briananthony

Names that rhyme with Brien

How popular is the name Brien?

Brien is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1925 and was able to reach the top 800 names. In 1963, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 765 on boy names chart when 100 babies were named Brien.

There are over 3567 babies that have been given the name Brien in United States. Brien is an uncommon baby name in Ireland where it had been in use since 1965 and peaked in 1967 when it ranked 176th.

Also, Brien is a familiar name in Canada and Philippines. According to our findings, at least 5000 people have been bestowed Brien around the globe.

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Numerological analysis of Brien

Number 3 as an expression number reveals your charm, positive attitude toward life, and contagious smile. Having letter B as your cornerstone means having the gentlest heart ever. Freedom is what's most important for you. You like to be surrounded by strong, determine people who know what they want. You like to observe things and people. Meet people from diverse cultures, perhaps your soul mate hides in someplace outside ordinary.

Other names similar to Brien, for would be parents

  •  Nancie - Widespread and Enduring Nancie has its origin in Arabic and Hebrew is specifically used in English and English used as a gender-neutral name, Nancie means "Variant of Anne Favor, Full of Grace or God has Favored Me"
  •  Murren - Murrens origin is Celtic is a baby boy name, meaning of Murren is "A Bitter Man and Beloved". Murren is resulted from Murron.
  •  Shae means Dauntless is used dominantly in English bestowed upon both boys and girls has origin in Celtic
  •  Kaylie - Notably used in English darling, Kaylie is used as a girl name, meaning of Kaylie is "Pure or Descendant of Caollaidhe" came from Old Irish and Celtic
  •  Kailin means Keeper of the Keys or Pure has origin in Hebrew and Celtic, a gender insensitive name is used specifically in English
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Middle names for Brien

Some great options for prospering and familiar middle names to go with Brien.

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Sibling Names for Brien

If you're considering naming your little one Brien, why not take a peek at some potential sibling names that could complement your choice? From classic to quirky, we've put together a list of 10 names that could be the perfect match for your new addition. Check out our suggestions below!

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Famous people named Brien

  • Brien McMahon, was an American lawyer and politician
  • Brien Taylor, former pitcher in minor league baseball
  • Brien Cokayne, 1st Baron Cullen of Ashbourne, British businessman and banker
  • Brien Bergner is well-known for his acting in video The Garden

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