Brian Sifford in the US

  1. #8,149,674 Brian Sienknecht
  2. #8,149,675 Brian Sierkowski
  3. #8,149,676 Brian Sietsema
  4. #8,149,677 Brian Siff
  5. #8,149,678 Brian Sifford
  6. #8,149,679 Brian Sifton
  7. #8,149,680 Brian Sigala
  8. #8,149,681 Brian Siggers
  9. #8,149,682 Brian Sightler
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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.
Probably an Americanized spelling of German Seiffert. The surname is found in the British Isles, where it could well be of German origin; alternatively, it may be a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.
14,975th in the U.S.

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