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Gender: F Pronunciation: Brian-nee Meaning of Bryony: "to sprout" Origin of Bryony: Latin flower name

Bryony is an unusually strong plant name --the bryony is a wild climbing vine with green flowers --that caught on in the U.K. before sprouting here. The name of the young character in the Ian McEwan novel Atonement is spelled Briony.

Bryony sounds a lot fresher than the now dated Brittany. Pronunciation is like Brian with an ee at the end.

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Famous People Named Bryony

Bryony Gordon, British journalist; she is a columnist on the Daily Telegraph
Bryony Shaw, British windsurfer
Bryony Hannah, Call the Midwife actress

Pop Culture References for the Name Bryony

The childhood name of the protagonist in R.J. Anderson's fantasy novel Knife
The wrapping elf heroine in Arthur Christmas

Brihoney, Brioney, Briony, Bryonie

Bryony's International Variations

Bryonia (Greek)

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