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Name Brian

Origin:From a Celtic word for hillTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English, Irish
Topics:Asteroid 2683 Brian, discovered 1981
US 2015 rank:#188     ... 187:Avery, 188:Amir, 189:Brian, 190:Iker, 191:Matteo ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Arian, Bria, Briana, Briar, Briar, Bryan, Rian, Adrian, Adrian, Adrián     Details
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About Brian/Brianna, the group of names with the same origin as Brian

Language of origin:Celtic
Info about origin, female:female form coined only recently, popular only since around 1970
Info about origin, male:with a Celtic origin (Irish or Breton), but meaning not known for certain
 known from Brian Bóroimhe, a national hero of Ireland (10th century AD)
Words:bryn = the hill  Celtic
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:1:Brihanna Jamaica 2008,  4:Brian England+Wales 1934,  4:Brianna Jamaica 2011,  25:Bryan Ecuador 2013,  38:Brayan Mexico 2008,  68:Briana USA 1994,  74:Breanna USA 1999,  99:Brájen Hungary 2015,  175:Bria USA 1993,  235:Brenna USA 1995
Somehow related to:Bridget, Bryant
Name variants:Brea, Breana, Breann, Breanna, Breanne, Brenna, Breonna, Bria, Briana, Brianna, Brianne, Brihanna, Brionna, Bryana, Bryanna, Brájen, Brayan, Brian, Bryan, Bryon   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Argentina 2009 70
Brazil 2009 35
France 2002 217
IrelandGraph2015 95,  2013 92,  2012 91,  2011 92,  2010 81,  2009 68,  2008 51,  2007 51,  2006 52,  2005 43,  2004 45,  2003 40,  2002 38,  2001 39,  2000 36,  1999 36,  1998 35
PortugalGraph2015 692014 78
ScotlandGraph2012 1912008 198
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 62,  1990-1999 36,  1980-1989 16,  1970-1979 81960-1969 16
USA prevalence 1990 20
USA yearlyGraph2015 188,  2014 168,  2013 150,  2012 139,  2011 122,  2010 100,  2009 94,  2008 87,  2007 81,  2006 72,  2005 63,  2004 59,  2003 59,  2002 51,  2001 46,  2000 43,  1999 43,  1998 41,  1997 37,  1996 36,  1995 36,  1994 37,  1993 34
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