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The name Bryan is of Celtic origin, and is a variation of Brian.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Bryan has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Bryan
Use of the Name Bryan for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
326,859 314,697 172,187 59,002 32,080 13,244 6,655
The table below indicates the number of times the name Bryan has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Bryan first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1883, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Bryan
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18838126  
1884    
1885    
18869855  
1887    
1888    
1889    
18908177  
1891    
189269510  
1893    
18947409  
189535927  
1896116157  
189715997  
189823257  
189928936  
190027955  
190142420  
190269311  
190374210  
190461414  
190579810  
19068659  
190749422  
190847727  
190959320  
191093712  
191186615  
191285927  
191367245  
191472252  
191586950  
191695345  
191788352  
191872478  
191966387  
192071483  
1921627103  
1922580122  
192365497  
1924595114  
1925497149  
1926516138  
1927600108  
1928545124  
1929523123  
1930544122  
1931518123  
1932519124  
1933546109  
1934529122  
1935552108  
1936536114  
1937499132  
1938455161  
1939428177  
1940405201  
1941393216  
1942352296  
1943342319  
1944327339  
1945342308  
1946302458  
1947280599  
1948284566  
1949250664  
1950248737  
1951232812  
1952230847  
19532091,050  
19542031,225  
19551761,574  
19561332,429  
19571153,374  
19581014,074  
1959944,490  
1960884,779  
1961825,022  
1962824,980  
1963735,259  
1964705,273  
1965635,343  
1966525,894  
1967526,012  
1968516,247  
1969516,477  
1970536,449  
1971486,603  
1972457,028  
1973437,109  
1974457,229  
1975476,986  
1976437,285  
1977427,880  
1978437,278  
1979467,436  
1980497,506  
1981487,204  
1982497,483  
1983478,194  
1984488,256  
1985488,713  
1986478,642  
1987518,546  
1988548,027  
1989567,854  
1990577,433  
1991616,749  
1992576,832  
1993616,153  
1994665,593  
1995705,439  
1996665,556  
1997695,245  
1998745,296  
1999745,386  
2000706,127  
2001696,111  
2002646,598  
2003646,589  
2004646,655  
Totals:  326,859 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Bryan as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Bryan appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 115 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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