Bryan: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Bryan

A variation of the Irish name Brian, meaning “strong, virtuous, honorable.” If you’re naming your son based on the meaning alone, you can stop looking because this is pretty much perfect. If only “handsome” were thrown in there too — but hey, looks aren’t everything.

Nicknames:

Bry.

Famous people named Bryan:

Actors Bryan Brown, Bryan Kirkwood, and Bryan Cranston; screenwriter Bryan Fuller; singer Bryan Adams.

Fun fact:

The y-spelling may have been influenced by the surname Bryan.

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