Brian baby name popularity.

Brian as a boys name was first used in 1909. It was most popular in the 1970s. It peaked in popularity in 1973 when 35717 baby boys called Brian were born. There have been 1160222 Brian's born since 1909 and we estimate 1091663 are still living.

Similar names to Brian: Byron, Barney, Bruno, Bernie, Baron, Brain, Barron, Brien, Brion.

Brian is also a girls name.

YearBirthsBirths
per MM
RatioRank
2015 2200 1159 1 / 863 188
2014 2518 1318 1 / 759 168
2013 2638 1400 1 / 714 150
2012 2811 1487 1 / 673 140
2011 3233 1707 1 / 586 122
2010 3763 1965 1 / 509 101
2009 4650 2349 1 / 426 94
2008 5255 2580 1 / 388 87
2007 6073 2930 1 / 341 81
2006 6504 3169 1 / 316 72
2005 6914 3465 1 / 289 63
2004 7328 3695 1 / 271 59
2003 7668 3885 1 / 257 59
2002 8081 4166 1 / 240 51
2001 8296 4273 1 / 234 46
2000 8956 4563 1 / 219 43
1999 8805 4588 1 / 218 43
1998 9143 4786 1 / 209 41
1997 9732 5165 1 / 194 37
1996 10471 5530 1 / 181 36
1995 10987 5774 1 / 173 36
1994 11642 6028 1 / 166 37
1993 12543 6398 1 / 156 34
1992 14100 7062 1 / 142 31
1991 14909 7382 1 / 135 30
1990 16919 8242 1 / 121 27
1989 18099 9049 1 / 111 24
1988 19519 10205 1 / 98 22
1987 20350 10907 1 / 92 20
1986 21021 11422 1 / 88 20
1985 23054 12480 1 / 80 18
1984 24717 13701 1 / 73 17
1983 26064 14545 1 / 69 14
1982 25831 14238 1 / 70 14
1981 26599 14851 1 / 67 14
1980 28722 16099 1 / 62 12
1979 28669 16648 1 / 60 10
1978 29455 17934 1 / 56 9
1977 32498 19770 1 / 51 8
1976 30537 19451 1 / 51 8
1975 30606 19590 1 / 51 8
1974 34469 21910 1 / 46 8
1973 35717 22904 1 / 44 8
1972 36325 22385 1 / 45 8
1971 32652 18455 1 / 54 9
1970 31942 17176 1 / 58 8
1969 31703 17714 1 / 56 9
1968 29950 17223 1 / 58 10
1967 28664 16431 1 / 61 10
1966 27277 15290 1 / 65 14
1965 24562 13196 1 / 76 19
1964 24199 12140 1 / 82 20
1963 24125 11874 1 / 84 20
1962 23245 11235 1 / 89 20
1961 22555 10626 1 / 94 20
1960 21997 10314 1 / 97 20
1959 20739 9720 1 / 103 22
1958 19258 9080 1 / 110 24
1957 17510 8122 1 / 123 26
1956 14650 6931 1 / 144 33
1955 10109 4912 1 / 204 40
1954 8082 3967 1 / 252 48
1953 6659 3378 1 / 296 54
1952 5736 2951 1 / 339 64
1951 5104 2712 1 / 369 74
1950 4452 2485 1 / 402 79
1949 3854 2173 1 / 460 86
1948 3357 1913 1 / 523 95
1947 3449 1885 1 / 530 95
1946 2586 1593 1 / 628 103
1945 1991 1480 1 / 676 113
1944 1953 1433 1 / 698 117
1943 1950 1367 1 / 732 120
1942 1521 1102 1 / 908 139
1941 1123 914 1 / 1094 153
1940 1011 872 1 / 1146 163
1939 808 730 1 / 1370 177
1938 609 549 1 / 1821 204
1937 519 487 1 / 2055 228
1936 344 332 1 / 3015 289
1935 254 244 1 / 4098 347
1934 187 181 1 / 5520 402
1933 150 151 1 / 6608 450
1932 120 115 1 / 8699 536
1931 95 91 1 / 10939 607
1930 91 83 1 / 12057 641
1929 111 103 1 / 9688 559
1928 106 96 1 / 10449 602
1927 74 66 1 / 15227 762
1926 48 43 1 / 23136 992
1925 59 53 1 / 18915 872
1924 38 34 1 / 29810 1168
1923 35 32 1 / 31320 1213
1922 31 28 1 / 35106 1308
1921 34 31 1 / 32396 1252
1920 32 30 1 / 33265 1273
1919 14 14 1 / 70013 2152
1918 12 12 1 / 84467 2398
1917 14 15 1 / 66111 2091
1916 17 19 1 / 52359 1771
1915 21 25 1 / 40411 1505
1914 11 17 1 / 59527 1975
1913 14 27 1 / 36613 1441
1912 6 14 1 / 71659 2269
1911 7 31 1 / 32282 1387
1909 5 30 1 / 32801 1440