Brian Rotter in the US

  1. #4,431,652 Brian Rossini
  2. #4,431,653 Brian Rothery
  3. #4,431,654 Brian Rothfuss
  4. #4,431,655 Brian Rothlisberger
  5. #4,431,656 Brian Rotter
  6. #4,431,657 Brian Rowsey
  7. #4,431,658 Brian Royle
  8. #4,431,659 Brian Roza
  9. #4,431,660 Brian Rozek
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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.
German: 1. variant spelling of Rother. 2. occupational name for the foreman or leader of a group or association of men, or a work gang, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rotte ‘team’, ‘gang’. 3. occupational name for a harp player, Middle High German rottære. 4. habitational name from any of the various places called Rott.
14,262nd in the U.S.

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