Brain - Meaning of Brain

What does Brain mean?

[ 1 syll. brai(n), br-a-in ] The baby boy name Brain is pronounced BREYN †. Brain's origin is Celtic, and its use, English. Brain is a variant transcription of Brian (English, Gaelic, and Irish).

See also the related categories, english and celtic.

Brain is uncommon as a baby boy name. At the height of its usage in 1975, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Brain. It had a ranking of #595 then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is of only very modest use now. Within the family of boy names directly linked to Brain, Brian was the most frequently used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Brain include Brayn, Breine, Baern, Baerne, Bairne, Barn (English), Barne, Barnem, Barnhem, Barym, Baryn, Bayrn, Beirne (Irish), Bern (English and German), Bernón, Birne, Bjarne (Scandinavian), Bjoern (Scandinavian), Bjorn (Scandinavian), and Bjorne (Scandinavian).

† Pronunciation for Brain: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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