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Gender: F Meaning of Bryn: "hill" Origin of Bryn: Welsh Bryn's Popularity in 2014: #965

Bryn is an up-and-coming gentle, yet substantial, Welsh name that would also be effective in the middle spot. In Wales it's more often heard as a boys' name.

Bryn entered the U.S. girls' popularity list in 1999 but is outranked by the Brynn spelling. Reality star Bethany Frankel named her daughter Bryn in 2010.

Trivia tidbit: Bryn Mawr college was the first institute of higher learning to offer graduate degrees to women.

Famous People Named Bryn

Bryn Lawton Chapman, American beauty queen and operatic soprano; Miss Indiana 2003
Bryn Davies, American cellist and bassist
Bryn McAuley, Canadian voice actress and singer
Annette Bryn Parri, Welsh pianist
Bryn Casey Hoppy, daughter of reality TV star Bethenny Frankel and ex-husband Jason Hoppy

Pop Culture References for the name Bryn

Bryttney Dina "Bryn" Breitbart, character on TV's "Jessie"
"Bryn," song by Vampire Weekend
Bryn Mawr College, women's college in Pennsylvania, USA
Bryn Jacobs, main character in Melody Carlson's "The Dating Games"

Brinne, Brynne, Brinn, Brin