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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bryar

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  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Bryar means "Unique".
  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Bryar is of English origin and means "A Thorny bush of wild roses".
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bryar

Claudia Bryar was an actor. Claudia was given the name Hortense Rizley on May 18th, 1918 in Guymon, Oklahoma, U.S. Claudia is also known as Rizley and Hortense. She breathed her last breath on June 16th, 2011.


Dick was born on February 16th, 1925. He passed away on April 11th, 1968.


How popular is the baby name Bryar in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 11 0 11
1991 34 0 34
1992 34 5 29
1993 20 0 20
1994 40 0 40
1995 31 0 31
1996 35 0 35
1997 25 0 25
1998 33 6 27
1999 49 13 36
2000 50 9 41
2001 40 0 40
2002 47 13 34
2003 48 6 42
2004 56 8 48
2005 40 5 35
2006 56 16 40
2007 49 14 35
2008 58 16 42
2009 80 19 61
2010 86 20 66
2011 84 21 63
2012 110 21 89
2013 112 22 90
2014 101 19 82
2015 133 50 83
2016 125 49 76
2017 112 38 74
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Bryar

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Bryar as a first name

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Popularity of Bryar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bryar U.S.
  White 92.61% 64.26%
  African American 3.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bryar

People with the last name Bryar are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bryar

  • How Popular is the name Bryar? Bryar is the 7,525th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bryar was the 102,197th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bryar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,699 babies born with the first name Bryar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bryar to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bryar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Bryar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bryar is Friday, June 8th, 1923.
  • What year had the most people named Bryar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bryar was in 2013 with a total of 90 babies.
  • Random Bryar Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bryar is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Bryar: Your name in reverse order is Rayrb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yrrab. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bryar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 176 people with the last name Bryar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bryar? Bryar is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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