The meaning of the name Brian is High, Noble. The origin of the name Brian is Irish. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Meaning not clear, but possibly related to the old Irish word BRE meaning "Hill" and by extension "High/Exalted" for a person. Brian Dennehy, actor. Brian De Palma, movie director. Brian Cox, actor.
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Brian & Vince Experience (The Rap) - Suburban Legends
Brian Hennessey written - Shel Silverstein, performed
Brian Song (Monty Python) - Michael Palin, Andre Jacquemin and Dave Howman
Brian Wilson - Barenaked Ladies
Brian Wilson Said - Tears for Fears
What Would Brian Boitano Do? - Trey Parker and Matt Stone