Brian Murakami in the US

  1. #3,619,031 Brian Mosely
  2. #3,619,032 Brian Mudgett
  3. #3,619,033 Brian Mullet
  4. #3,619,034 Brian Munnelly
  5. #3,619,035 Brian Murakami
  6. #3,619,036 Brian Murph
  7. #3,619,037 Brian Musial
  8. #3,619,038 Brian Musselwhite
  9. #3,619,039 Brian Musto
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Meaning & Origins

Of Irish origin: perhaps from an Old Celtic word meaning ‘high’ or ‘noble’. The name has been perennially popular in Ireland, in particular on account of the fame of Brian Boru (Gaelic Brian Bóroimhe) (c. 940–1014), a warrior who was credited with driving the Vikings from Ireland and who eventually became high king of Ireland. In the Middle Ages it was relatively common in East Anglia, where it was introduced by Breton settlers, and in northern England, where it was introduced by Scandinavians from Ireland. It was quite popular in Yorkshire in the early 16th century, largely because it had long been a family name among the Stapletons, who had Irish connections. They first used it after Sir Gilbert Stapleton married Agnes, the daughter of the great northern baron Sir Brian fitzAlan. In Gaelic Scotland it was at first borne exclusively by members of certain professional families of Irish origin.
24th in the U.S.
Japanese: ‘above the village’; found mostly in west-central Japan and the island of Okinawa. It is also the patronymic of the Murakami Genji, a branch of the Minamoto clan descended from several sons of the Emperor Murakami (926–967).
12,275th in the U.S.

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