Bryn Origin and Meaning

The name Bryn is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "hill".

The simple and attractive Bryn is well used for boys in Wales, and does have a history as a male name in the US, although both Bryn and Brynn are currently far more popular for girls.

Fans of British TV sitcom Gavin and Stacey will recognize it as the name of Stacey's lovable and eccentric uncle, played by Rob Brydon.

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Famous People Named Bryn

  • Bryn RennerAmerican arena football player
  • Bryn HaworthEnglish Christian singer,songwriter
  • Brynley William "Bryn" AllenWelsh footballer
  • Bryn Terfel (Jones)Welsh operatic bass,baritone
  • Bryn Jack HargreavesEnglish rugby union player
  • Bryn KenneyAmerican professional poker player
  • Bryn Mickleeditor of The Flint Journal

Bryn in Pop Culture

  • Uncle Bryncharacter on TV's "Gavin & Stacey"