[ 1 syll. bryn, br-yn ] The baby boy name Bryn is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is BRihN †. Bryn is largely used in the English and Welsh languages, and its origin is Celtic and Welsh. Welsh origin: It is derived literally from the word 'bryn' which means hill. The name was invented in the 20th century.
In addition, Bryn is a variant of the name Brendan (English and Irish).
Bryn is also a contraction of the name Brynmor (Welsh).
The name Brynn (English) is the female equivalent of Bryn.
Brynn (Welsh variant spelling) is another form of Bryn.
Bryn is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Bryn, Brendan was the most popular in 2018. Bryn has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.
† Pronunciation for Bryn: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"