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  2. Brian as a boys' name is pronounced BRY-en. It is of Celtic, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Brian is " high, noble". Could also mean "strength". Historical: Brian Boru (10th century) was a warrior who became high king of Ireland and one of its greatest national heroes. He liberated the country from the Danes in 1014.

  3. Brian - Wikipedia

    Brian (sometimes spelled Bryan in English) is a male given name of Irish and Breton origin, [1] as well as a surname of Occitan origin. [2] It is common in the English-speaking world . It is possible that the name is derived from an Old Celtic word meaning "high" or "noble". [1] For example, the element bre means "hill"; which could be transferred to mean "eminence" or "exalted one". [2]

  4. The name Brian is boy's name of Irish origin meaning "strong, virtuous, and honorable". The origins of the name Brian are not entirely clear, but it is suspected that it evolved from an Old Celtic word related to nobility. In Ireland the name is associated with Brian Boru, the most famous of all Irish warrior-kings, credited with driving the Vikings out of Ireland.

  5. This name was common in Ireland after his time, and it was introduced to northern England by Norse-Gael settlers. It was also used in Brittany, and was brought to England by Bretons in the wake of the Norman Conquest. Though it eventually became rare in the English-speaking world, it was strongly revived in the 20th century, becoming a top-ten name for boys in most regions.

  6. Brian | king of Ireland | Britannica

    Brian, also called Brian Boru, (born 941, near Killaloe, Ireland—died April 23, 1014, Clontarf, near Dublin), high king of Ireland from 1002 to 1014. His fame was so great that the princes descended from him, the O’Briens, subsequently ranked as one of the chief dynastic families of the country.

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  8. Earnie Stewart, Brian McBride leave US Soccer amid Berhalter...

    Multiple outlets reported last week that Brian McBride wouldn’t be retained as general manager. Earnie Stewart will leave the United States Soccer Federation for PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands ...

  9. Brian Dennehy, veteran actor of stage and screen, dead at 81

    CNN —. Brian Dennehy, a versatile character actor whose career spanned five decades, has died at the age of 81, his talent agency confirmed. Dennehy, a two-time Tony Award winner who co-starred ...

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    Brian Townsend Village Manager Email. Business Hours & Holiday Schedule. Send a Comment. Non-Emergency dial 311 within Schaumburg borders or dial 847-895-4500 to reach a 311 representative 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CONTACT US. 101 Schaumburg Court Schaumburg, IL 60193-1878. 847-895-4500

  11. Urban Dictionary: Brian

    The name Brian is of Celtic origin and means; Strength and Honor. He is a very intelligent guy, who keeps his priorities straight and is extremely well rounded. Not only is he smart, but he is athletic, handsome, sexy, funny, and a great guy to hang out around.