Gender: Male Pronunciation: Brik Origin of Brick: Word name, various origins

Brick Origin and Meaning

The name Brick is a boy's name of German, Irish Gaelic, Yiddish origin.

This is an Anglicized form of various names; the Irish Gaelic O Bruic; German, Bruck or Breck, meaning "swamp" or "wood"; Yiddish, Brik, "bridge"; and Slovenian, Bric, "dweller from a hilly place." Gosh, and we thought it was just a macho word name invented by Tennessee Williams for the hero of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

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Hraefn_Korax Says:


Kinda want this one as a middle name.

ambercat Says:


Sounds like a soap opera name -- at age 30, Brick learns he gas an evil twin, Bolt. Or is Bolt the good twin and Brick the evil one?

arr! Says:


I always say I am gonna get a cat one day and name it Brick... Cute for a kitty, not so much for an actual child.

Kimberly Abbott Says:


You would name your child brick? *silently questioning your parenting*

Stacie_Jo Says:


sounds dumb as a brick

juliana Says:


here is my son, Brick

EW314 Says:


This is just not an attractive object to be named after.

Also, "thick as a brick" is a saying meaning "really stupid".

Nozomi Says:


I agree, but I still think they're both pretty harsh. Teasing is very easy to come with this name ( As well as with Stone ).

sherlockedout Says:


To be honest, I would much prefer Stone to Brick.

Nozomi Says:


Whats next? Cement? Or how about Stone? -.-

Hailey Says:


Reminds me of the lovable idiot from Anchorman.

Zelliew Says:


Yes - It's OK for a dog

RavenZimmi Says:


I would name a really lazy dog this

Mirimouse Says:


You're not serious, surely?

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I know right? The only time I heard this name was on TV

starrkissed Says:


Really?? No.