Brien - Meaning of Brien

What does Brien mean?

[ 2 syll. brien, br-i-en ] The baby boy name Brien is pronounced as BRAYihN †. Brien is mainly used in English and its language of origin is Celtic. Brien is a spelling variant of the English, Gaelic, and Irish name Brian.

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Brien is uncommon as a baby boy name. At the modest height of its usage in 1969, 0.005% of baby boys were named Brien. It was #782 in rank then. The baby name has seen a fall in frequency since then, and is today used on a very light scale. In 2018, within the family of boy names directly related to Brien, Brian was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Brien include Bahram, Bairam, Bairn, Bajram (Albanian and Turkish), Baram (Hebrew), Baran (Russian), Barem, Barim, Barin, Barna (Hungarian), Barnee, Barney (English), Barni, Barnie (English), Barno, Barny (English), Baron (English), Barrem, Barrim, and Barrin.

† Pronunciation for Brien: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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