What does the baby name Bryce mean? Learn about what Bryce means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Bryce - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Bryce
B-R-Y-C-E, is a 5-letter female given name.
Meaning of Bryce
Speckled, alert, ambitious.
Origin of Bryce
The name 'Bryce' is of Scottish origin. It is derived from the Scottish surname 'Bryce', which is a variant of the name 'Brice'. The surname 'Brice' originated from the Gaelic name 'Bricius', which was a given name in medieval Scotland. The name 'Bryce' can be traced back to ancient Celtic and Gaelic traditions.
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Popularity of Bryce
The name 'Bryce' has gained popularity over the years, particularly in English-speaking countries. It has been consistently used as a given name for girls, although it is more commonly used as a masculine name. The popularity of 'Bryce' as a girls' name has varied throughout the years, but it has remained relatively steady in recent times.
Bryce currently has 1 like, and is in the top 20% of liked girl's names. The name Chinue is slightly more popular than Bryce.

Etymology of Bryce

The etymology of the name 'Bryce' is rooted in the Gaelic language. It is believed to be derived from the Gaelic word 'bris', which means 'speckled' or 'freckled'. This etymology reflects the physical characteristics associated with the name 'Bryce'.

Cultural Significance of Bryce

While 'Bryce' does not hold significant cultural meaning in specific cultures, it is a name that has been adopted and used by various communities around the world. It is often chosen for its simplicity, elegance, and gender-neutral appeal. The name 'Bryce' represents individuality and uniqueness.