Bryn - boys name

Bryn name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 75%

Bryn name meaning:

The name Bryn is of Welsh origin and is primarily used as a boy's name. It is derived from the Welsh word "bryn," which means "hill" or "mound." The name Bryn conjures imagery of the natural world, evoking a sense of strength, stability, and connection to the earth.

People named Bryn are often seen as grounded and reliable individuals. They possess a sense of determination and resilience, much like a hill that stands tall and steadfast against the elements. This name also carries a sense of rootedness and a deep appreciation for nature and its beauty.

In Welsh mythology, hills were often considered sacred places, serving as meeting points between the physical and spiritual realms. As such, the name Bryn can also symbolize a connection to the spiritual or transcendental, revealing a person who seeks inner wisdom and understanding.

Overall, the name Bryn holds a profound meaning of strength, stability, and an appreciation for the natural world, making it an excellent choice for parents seeking a name that embodies these qualities.

Origin: Welsh

Hill. Many Welsh place names begin with the word 'Bryn'.


Unisex names

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Overall UK ranking: 1184 out of 4789

23 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

Historical popularity of Bryn

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