First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Bryen mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Bryen

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bryen

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bryen

Keith Bryen


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bryen U.S.
  White 84.40% 64.26%
  African American 3.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bryen

People with the last name Bryen are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Bryen

  • How Popular is the name Bryen? Bryen is the 18,599th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bryen was the 122,314th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bryen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 422 babies born with the first name Bryen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bryen to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bryen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Bryen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bryen was in 2001 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Bryen Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bryen is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Bryen: The name spelled backwards is Neyrb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ebnyr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bryen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 141 people with the last name Bryen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bryen? Bryen is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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