Brian Family History
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Brian Name Meaning
Irish and English: variant spelling of Bryan. French and English: from the Celtic personal name Brian, which contains the element bre- ‘hill’, with the transferred sense ‘eminence’. See also Bryan. French: nickname from Old Occitan brian ‘maggot’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bryan, Briant, Brin, Brien, Organ, Brians, Brion, Burian, Briand