Brian (name)

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Brian (sometimes spelled as Bryan) is a common name in the English language. The name came from Irish and Breton origins.[1] The name is also a surname of Occitan origins.[2]The exact meaning of Brian is not known. However, it is possible the name is from Old Celtic, meaning "high" or "noble".[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-280050-7.
  2. Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-508137-4.