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"BRIAN, BIUEN, BRYAN. A well-known Breton personal name of common occurrence in Breton records from the ninth century. It is a derivative from some full name compounded with bri 'dignity,' 'esteem' (Loth, p. 111). The name was introduced into Britain by Bretons who were among the Normans in the invasion of England. Linaldus filius Brian is mentioned in reign of William the Lion (Kcho, 13), and Bernard filius Bri en granted a carucate in the vill of Hauden to the Abbey of Kelso early in the same reign (ibid., 214). He also appears as a charter witness in two charters to the Abbey (ibid., 226, 274). Bern fil. Bryen also witnessed a grant to Arbroath Abbey a. 1204 (RAA., i, 11), and Bryen may be the person who gave name to Bryanton near Inverkeillor. Brian fitz Alan rendered homage, 1296 (Bain, n, p. 196). Hugh Briane, burgess of Irvine, 1446 (Irvine, i, p. 137). John Brian, witness in Kyle, 1549 (Laing, 551), and Wille Bryand, Tiyrd,' is mentioned in 1527 (Prestwick, p. 52). John Bryan, heir of Andrew Bryan of Natherpark, his father, in 20s. lands of old extent of Natherpark, 1631 (Retours, Ayr, 273). William Bryane in Barquhy, heir of William Bryane, his father, in the merklands of Barquhay, 1637 (ibid., 319). 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|William Jennings Bryan||William Jennings Bryan (March 19, 1860?? July 26, 1925) was the Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States in 1896, 1900 and 1908, a lawyer, and the 41st United States Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson.|
|Arthur Q. Bryan||Arthur Quirk Bryan (May 8, 1899 ? November 18, 1959) was a United States comedian and voice actor, remembered best for his longtime recurring role as well-spoken, wisecracking Dr.|
|David Bryan||David Bryan (born David Bryan Rashbaum, February 7, 1962, Edison, New Jersey) is the keyboard player of the band Bon Jovi.|
|Vincent P. Bryan||Vincent Patrick Bryan (June 22, 1878 ? April 27, 1937) was a composer and lyricist.|
|Charles W. Bryan||Charles Wayland Bryan (February 10, 1867 ? March 4, 1945) was the younger brother of perennial U.|
|William Joel Bryan||William Joel Bryan (December 14, 1815 ? March 3, 1903) was a Texas soldier and land owner.|
|Thomas Bryan||Thomas Bryan (21 January 1882-13 October 1945) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.|
|Dora Bryan||Dora Bryan OBE (born 7 February 1924, Southport, Lancashire, England, UK) is an English actress of stage, film and television, possibly best-known for her role as Roz in the British television series "Last of the Summer Wine".|
|Zachery Ty Bryan||Zachery Tyler Bryan (born October 9, 1981) is an American actor best known for his role as Brad Taylor on the American sitcom "Home Improvement".|
|Brother Bryan||James Alexander Bryan, known as Brother Bryan, (March 20, 1863, near Kingstree, South Carolina ? January 28, 1941, in Birmingham, Alabama) was a well-loved pastor of Third Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama.|
|Samuel Bryan||Samuel Bryan (1759-1821) was a Pennsylvanian Anti-Federalist author, who wrote during the American Revolution.|
|John Neely Bryan||John Neely Bryan (December 24, 1810 ? September 8, 1877) was a Presbyterian farmer, lawyer, and tradesman in the United States and founder of the city of Dallas, Texas.|
|Margaret Bryan||Margaret, Baroness Bryan (c.|
|Goode Bryan||Goode Bryan (August 31, 1811 ? August 16, 1885) was a planter, politician, military officer, and American Civil War general in the Confederate States Army.|
|Derek Bryan||Herman Derek Bryan OBE (16 December 1910 ? 17 September 2003) was a diplomat, sinologist, lecturer, writer, translator and editor.|
|Joseph Bryan||Joseph Bryan (August 18, 1773 ? September 12, 1812) was a United States Representative from Georgia.|
|Copeland Bryan||Copeland Bryan (born July 14, 1983 in) is an American football defensive end for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.|
|George Bryan||George Bryan (1731-1791) was a Pennsylvania businessman, statesman and politician of the Revolutionary era.|
|Jane Bryan||Jane Bryan (June 11, 1918 ? April 8, 2009) was an American actress who was being prepared by the Warner Bros.|
|Rick Bryan||Rick Don Bryan (March 20, 1962- July 25, 2009) was an American football defensive tackle who played for the Oklahoma Sooners and the Atlanta Falcons.|
|Billy Bryan||Billy Bryan (born June 21, 1955 in Burlington, North Carolina) is a former American football center in the National Football League.|
|Pearl Bryan||Pearl Bryan was a woman who was murdered in Fort Thomas, Kentucky in 1896.|
|Marvin Bryan||Marvin Lee Bryan (born August 2 1975 in Paddington) is an English professional footballer.|
|Courtney Bryan||Courtney Bryan (born October 2, 1984 in) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent.|
|Ronald Bryan||Ronald Thurston Bryan (30 July 1898?27 July 1970) was an English cricketer.|
|Luke Bryan||Thomas Luther "Luke" Bryan (born July 17, 1976 in Leesburg, Georgia) is an American country music artist.|
|John Heritage Bryan||John Heritage Bryan (November 4, 1798 ? May 19, 1870) was a U.|
|John Bryan||John Bryan (1911 ? 10 June 1969) was an Academy Award-winning art director and movie producer.|
|Daniel Bryan||Colonel Dan Bryan (1900-1985) was an officer in the Irish Army and head of G2 (the Irish Army's intelligence section) during World War II, known in neutral Ireland as "The Emergency".|
|Francis Bryan||Sir Francis Bryan (about 1490 ? 2 February 1550) was an English courtier and diplomat during the reign of Henry VIII.|
|Godfrey Bryan||Godfrey James Bryan CBE (29 December 1902-4 March 1991) was an English cricketer.|
|Courtlandt Bryan||Courtlandt Dixon Barnes Bryan (born April 22, 1936), better known as C.|
|Abraham Bryan||Abraham Bryan, or Brian (died 1875) was a free black man whose farm on Cemetery Ridge near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, was near the epicenter of the famed Pickett's Charge during the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg.|
|Paul Bryan||Paul Bryan (born 1967) is a music producer, arranger, songwriter and bassist based in Los Angeles.|
|Gary Bryan||Gary Bryan is a radio disc jockey, currently on the air in Los Angeles, California at KRTH 101.|
|Thomas Bryan||Thomas Bryan was member of the Irish Republican Army hanged in Mountjoy Prison on 14 March 1921 along with six other men.|
|Michael Bryan||Michael Bryan (9 April 1757, Newcastle upon Tyne - 21 March 1821, Portman Square, London) was an English art historian, art dealer and connoisseur.|
|Ernie Bryan||Ernest "Ernie" Bryan (born June 6 1926, Hawarden) is a former Welsh footballer.|
|Johnny Bryan||John Frederick "Johnny" Bryan (February 28, 1897July 1, 1966) was a professional football player for the Chicago Cardinals, the Chicago Bears, and the Milwaukee Badgers.|
|Astrid Bryan||Astrid Maria Maurice Nuyens Bryan Jr.|
|Peter Bryan||Peter Bryan is an english cannibal who comitted several murders between 1993 and 2004.|
|Henry Francis Bryan||Henry Francis Bryan (May 3, 1865 - 1944) was a United States Navy Rear Admiral and the 17th governor of American Samoa.|