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Gender: Male

The name Brien is a boy's name . Brien and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Favorite: GIRLS!".

Variation of Brian

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Famous People Named Brien

Brien McMahon (born James O'Brien McMahon), U.S. Senator from Connecticut
Brien de Bretagne aka Brian of Brittany, French noble who fought for William the Conqueror

Pop Culture References for the name Brien


iipostmvh Says:


Just goes to show that pronunciation is key and that there is a link to pronunciation and spelling. I'm sure many people pronounce Brian just like this and because of that think it should be spelled differently. But really, the "a" and "n" should be articulated.

As a side note, I initially read this as Bree-en