Gender: Male
Origin: Irish
Meaning: High, Noble
The name Brian means High, Noble and is of Irish origin. Brian is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.

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.

People who like the name Brian also like the names: Benjamin, Ethan, Liam, Nathan, Andrew, Adam, Caleb, Emma, Charlotte, Amelia, Audrey, Fiona, Olivia, Bridget

Stats for the Name Brian

checkmark Brian is currently #97 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Brian is currently #247 in U.S. births

Songs about Brian

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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