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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mcbrien

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Alt. Meaning

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

C is for captive, your web of charm.

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mcbrien

Scott McBrien is a football player. Scott was born on February 14th, 1980 in Rockville, Maryland, U.S.


Likely was born on December 7th, 1892. He breathed his last breath on December 22nd, 1956.


Frederick George McBrien was a Member of the Legislative Assembly, Member of Provincial Parliament, and Member of Provincial Parliament (Ontario). Frederick was born on June 15th, 1888 in Mono, Ontario. Frederick is also known as Fred. He left this life on July 2nd, 1938.


William Carson McBrien was a businessman/public administrator. He holds the title Chairman. He was most active from 1904 to 1954. William was born on January 12th, 1889 in Orangeville, Ontario. He died on June 18th, 1954.


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Popularity of Mcbrien as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mcbrien U.S.
  White 93.48% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.63% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mcbrien

People with the last name Mcbrien are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mcbrien

  • How Popular is the name Mcbrien? As a last name Mcbrien was the 25,255th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Mcbrien? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Mcbrien was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Mcbrien: Your name in reverse order is Neirbcm. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reimbnc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mcbrien? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 981 people with the last name Mcbrien.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mcbrien? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mcbrien as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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